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2017 dystopian sci-fi cyberpunk Netflix series that takes place in the year 2384. In the series humans are able to transfer consciousness (using a device called stack) to new bodies (called sleeves). The story follows the mercenary Takeshi Kovacs investigating the murder of a wealthy man, Laurens Bancroft.

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Why is it crazy expensive for a person to have their DHF backed up?

In S01E01 of Altered Carbon when Takeshi first speaks with Bancroft, it's explained that a full copy/backup of a person's DHF (stack) is extremely expensive; only for the super rich. BANCROFT: ...