Aug 29, 2022
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With Tornado Cash sanctioning news making waves, the crypto community is asking a big question: Is censorship on Ethereum possible?
We brought on Ethereum researcher Justin Drake to explore this question in detail.
Establishing and preserving censorship resistance is possibly the most important challenge faced by the Ethereum. Covering deep topics like weak vs strong censorship, user-activated soft forks, Justin takes us down what is perhaps our most important rabbit hole yet.
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6:00 Justin Drake Returns
8:45 What is Censorship Resistance?
13:00 Censorship in Crypto
15:25 Weak vs Strong Censorship
21:25 Ethereum Today
26:35 The Ethereum Nation
31:12 Why This Matters
35:25 Preventing Weak Censorship
42:55 Light Clients
46:26 Proposers and Builders
52:50 Enforcing Transactions
59:24 The Mempool
1:03:45 The Weak Censorship Endgame
1:10:00 Preventing Strong Censorship
1:20:00 Activist Staking
1:26:25 A Recovery Scenario
1:33:40 Social Fork
1:40:40 A Forking Deterrent
1:44:45 The Human Shield
1:50:45 Property Rights
2:01:00 The Strong Censorship Endgame
2:05:00 The Broader Context
2:10:56 Justin’s Confidence
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