Fed Up and Forking: Rival EOS Blockchains Are Becoming a Reality

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It can be hard to keep track of all the struggles and controversies surrounding EOS. First came the stop-and-go launch, followed by controversy over locked accounts – then more locked accounts, this time on the orders of an “arbitrator” that many in the community hadn’t realized existed. Next came a fake order purporting to be from the arbitrator, the fallout from which led EOS architect Dan Larimer to propose a whole new governance structure or “constitution.” Just one problem: there was and still is no system in place to vote on a constitutional change. Meanwhile the voting scheme that is in place – for choosing the block producers (BPs) who maintain the EOS blockchain much as bitcoin’s miners do – has put several BPs that aren’t following all the rules of the constitution in charge. For some EOS community members, it was all too much. Take Douglas Horn, who told

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Fed Up and Forking: Rival EOS Blockchains Are Becoming a Reality

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