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What stops exchanges and other whales with large amounts of EOS voting on referendum proposals and skewing the outcome?

Exchanges and whales have large amounts of EOS. They can easily vote on referendum proposals and skew the outcome. What prevents these large holders from doing this?
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Is EOS fully decentralized?

Today, I researched how people can vote 21 BPs in the EOS system, so I am wondering, is EOS fully decentralized or does it still use a server center?
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EOSJS vote producer fails when voting for more than two producers?

We're trying to use scatter + eosjs for voting. This works fine if you pick one or two producers but any more than that and you get the following 500 error - POST https://api.kylin.alohaeos.com/...
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How many votes are needed to be a standby block producer as of today (2018 Oct 23) and how much does one earn while as a stand by?

From my understanding you get 30 votes per EOS? And how many votes or EOS does one need to have in order to be a stand by block producer? And how much does one make in a day as a stand by block ...
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Magic numbers within voting test

eosio.system_tests.cpp BOOST_FIXTURE_TEST_CASE( vote_producers_in_and_out, eosio_system_tester ) try { ... // give a chance for everyone to produce blocks { produce_blocks(23 * 12 + 20); ... What ...
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Meaning of stake2votes function

eosio_system_tester.hpp: double stake2votes( asset stake ) { auto now = control->pending_block_time().time_since_epoch().count() / 1000000; return stake.get_amount() * pow(2, int64_t((now ...
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How to become an EOS Block Producer Candidate?

I've seen some conflicting info regarding on how one can become a Block Producer Candidate so that people can vote for me in the block producer votings. Some suggest that anyone can vote anyone they ...
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How to create a separate EOS permission for voting using cleos

The goal is to have a new account permission called 'vote' that I can use for voting. If my key for that permission gets compromised I can simply replace it using my active permission. In the meantime ...
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How to get BP votes in EOS using cleos?

cleos system listproducers -l 21 -j { "rows": [{ "owner": "bitfinexeos1", "total_votes": "322468184386323200.00000000000000000", "producer_key": "...
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Why does EOS stay in the refund section sometimes and other times it goes automatically to unstaked section?

I am trying to figure out if there is any reason for this. When I unstake EOS, it shows up on the refund section in a block explorer. Sometimes, the refund goes automatically to unstaked section and ...
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How does the EOS BP voting process reach consensus?

I'm curious about the voting process. Wondering if anyone could clarify or point me in the right direction. Multiple nodes are constantly receiving/losing votes. The top 21 are selected as BPs. How ...
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Updating eosio.system contract to latest version

I see that 1.0.7 includes a few changes to the eosio.system contract. I have a multi-node testnet fully installed and running fine. Are there any steps needed to update the content of that eosio....
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B1 has voting limited by “time since 1st June”. Can they abuse it using eosio.token transfer?

Going through eosio.system contract, I've noticed following lines, that limit Block.one EOSIO voting power by time: void validate_b1_vesting( int64_t stake ) { const int64_t base_time = 1527811200; ...
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How are ERC20 EOS tokens converted to main net tokens?

So the ERC20 tokens have been registered and locked. Now they need to be represented on main net. How is this achieved? What does the cross chain swap look like? How do I prove to EOS main net that ...
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How does the voting for block producers work?

How many votes can the user cast? To how many block producers? When does a change in the user's voting take effect?
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What EOS Chain Information/Interaction do you wish was more publicly available?

I've decided to build a website that will display chain metrics as it relates to EOSIO. I am thinking of integrating with Scatter. My initial ideas are to show: Cost Per Byte of RAM currently and ...
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get voted EOS per producers [duplicate]

I'm trying to get EOS amounts which used for voting. In jungle mainnet monitor (http://eosnetworkmonitor.io), it shows number of votes per bps. Also, I found table in eosio.system contract which ...
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How can I vote for a Proxy on Cleos?

I would like to delegate my votes to an EOS Proxy instead, how can I do this using the Cleos tool?
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How to vote using cleos?

Currently there are some voting portals and tools like: EOS Portal and Scatter (use it only via https!) eosc eos-voter tokenika I think currently the only official and secure way to vote is to use ...
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Not Able To PULL EOS Image From Docker

I'm trying to use the CLEOS command line to vote, but as I follow the tutorial on developers.eos.io I'm running into problems pulling the Docker image. So I've installed Docker on a fresh ...
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How does the vote value decrease over time (Producer Vote Decay)?

As far as I understand currently, we can vote for 30 block producers. Each selected candidate will get the same number of votes as the number of EOS coins in my account when I vote. This means that if ...
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What time/day does voting for the first EOS election start?

When the EOS blockchain launches I read that the initial producers will be "self-appointed" and then the election process starts. When does voting start and how long does it go on before the first ...
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After launch, who has the voting and staking rights of EOS held in an exchange?

Since most coins held in exchanges are "actually" owned by the exchange in exchange-controlled wallets, while only nominally owned by the exchange account user according to internal exchange policies, ...
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Can a contract own EOS which can be staked?

Can a contract own EOS, such that the contract has all the rights and privileges of a person? This includes: bandwidth staking, voting, etc.
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What are the units of the total_votes in the producer_info structure?

The structure is defined here https://github.com/EOSIO/eos/blob/7bce267c6e48bcbf2d81f0ed51a3771501fdbb7b/contracts/eosio.system/eosio.system.abi#L134 total_votres is a float64 The value reported by ...
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How do you avoid a single entity to run multiple block producers?

According to this Reddit Discussion there's a single owner trying to be a candidate for multiple block producer spots. I know this has something to do with transparency, but I'd like to read an answer ...
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Where is the API for block producer voting in EOSJS?

I have found the 'system voteproducer' command in cleos. Should I make a raw transaction or something like that?
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How does implementation of vote decay prevents usage of automated bots for voting?

The implementation of vote decay in Dawn 4.0 has been introduced to tweak the system contract. Does it prevent the use of automated voting bots for the purpose of vote-decay?