Following Ethereum (ETH) co-founder Vitalik Buterin’s recent post about the benefits of staking and further network decentralization, Cardano (ADA) co-founder Charles Hoskinson mocked it amid accusations that Ethereum was copying Cardano.
Specifically, Hoskinson shared Buterin’s post and added an animated GIF of Muppet Kermit the Frog and actor Christian Bale nodding at each other, indicating that he was mocking the statements presented in it, in a post on the social media platform x. published on October 8.
In fact, the Ethereum pioneer shared in his October 7 post the benefits of suggested changes to the betting design for users who do not have enough resources to bet on their own, giving them a more involved role in betting and participation by consensus.
Criticism or obsession?
Subsequently, several members of the Cardano community have accused Ethereum copying cardano in the comments to the post, arguing that “Cardano pioneered liquid staking and delegating to groups for consensus years ago,” with “100% uptime, no complicated hard forks, and is the most decentralized protocol measured by block production/consensus.”
In response to a comment about the perceived “obsession” with Ethereum, Hoskinson he pointed who “literally just admitted that they need to copy Ouroboros,” hinting at Cardano’s proof-of-stake (PoS) protocol that promises to provide and improve proof-of-work (PoW) security guarantees “at a fraction of the energy cost. “
Meanwhile, Cardano was at press time changing hands at the price of $0.2509, showing a drop of 2.19% in the last 24 hours, as well as a drop of 6.07% in the seven days. previous, in addition to losing 1.51% in recent months, according to the most recent data from October 9.
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