RewardNet [04/09/23 Testnet] [Offline]

Adding to @dirvine’s response, so the attack described by Vitalik isn’t relevant for the current safe network implementation but sybil remains a relevant threat and how can that be defended against? Well, the sybil issue relevant to safe network actually affects ethereum and ipfs too. And there’s a lot of work being advanced to guard against it, some already being implemented into libp2p (which ethereum, ipfs, filecoin, etc. all rely on). Here’s an example: https://arxiv.org/pdf/2307.12212.pdf. So through libp2p, safe network inherits / will inherit those sybil defense mechanisms being evolved by the field.

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