The Dangers of P-Rep Reward Sharing in the ICON Ecosystem

August 29, 2019

Recently, there have been many discussions regarding P-Rep reward sharing in various ICON discussion channels. Specifically, ICONists are concerned about P-Rep teams offering high reward shares that augment the protocol-level rewards, in exchange for votes. In this post, we’ll discuss why P-Rep reward sharing and voter bribery are detrimental to the ICON ecosystem.

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Seoul Is Going All in on Blockchain

August 7, 2019

Earlier today, CoinDesk published an article that highlighted the upcoming establishment of Seoul’s “first blockchain-based administrative services” later this year in November. According to CoinDesk, “three priorities were set for completion by the November deadline” – a blockchain-based reward system that utilizes “S-Coin” for payments, a blockchain service for “submitting qualifications without paper documents,” and an enhancement of the ICONLOOP-designed blockchain-based citizen card to “enable digital authentication for the use of public services”.

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The RHIZOME Report – Episode 1 →

July 31, 2019

Check out the first episode of “The RHIZOME Report,” a podcast dedicated to providing coverage about the ICON ecosystem. In this episode, William McKenzie chats with ICX Station’s Scott Smiley and Daeki Lee about a variety of topics including P-Rep candidacy, ICON’s penalty system, working in a globally distributed company, and more.

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RHIZOME Offline EP6 –  ICON Fee 2.0, Min Kim Interview, and Pantera Capital Update →

July 21, 2019

Episode 6 of RHIZOME Offline. Topics include ICON’s Fee 2.0, an interview with Min Kim, and an update on Pantera Capital’s relationship with ICON.

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ICON Updates ICX Transaction Fee System to “Fee 2.0”

July 15, 2019

Yesterday, “Fee 2.0” was published to the ICON mainnet. Fee 2.0 is a major update to ICON’s transaction fee system that allows DApp operators to pay transaction fees for users. At first glance, this update may seem insignificant, but it’s actually a huge step in the right direction for mass adoption of DApps.

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