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Proving Unconditional Possession of a Private Key: A Short Storyby@Vitalik
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Proving Unconditional Possession of a Private Key: A Short Story

by Vitalik Buterin5mOctober 11th, 2021
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The World Collective Market's quadratic-voting was a much simpler process of linking her public key to a twitter account and opening up metamask to start firing off votes. But then it grew, and then the game-theoretic attacks came. Voting is still easy, but initiation, while still not harder than going to a government office, is no longer exactly trivial. With billions of dollars in donations from now-deceased billionaires and cryptocurrency premines, participating participating is very much worth it.

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