Author Topic: Game Theory Critiques of POW Mining  (Read 1331 times)

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Recent article summarizes research analyzing weaknesses in Bitcoin's reliance on POW and mining.

"Academics Spy Weaknesses in Bitcoin’s Foundations"

  • Transaction fees alone are insufficient to justify expense of mining.
  • 'Selfish Miner' attack.
  • Centralization begets DDOS attacks.