Is centralisation the real Ethereum-killer?

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By Darren Parkin by Hugh Brooks, Director of Security Operations at CertiK Decentralisation is a core tenet of blockchain technology. In fact, decentralisation is blockchain’s raison d’être; there’s simply no need for a distributed ledger if all users of that ledger are fine with centralisation’s conveniences and compromises. Blockchain technology excels in potentially adversarial environments where a single point of failure or manipulation would be unacceptable. Yet centralisation is not a binary, it’s a spectrum. And decentralisation is a goal that must be of paramount importance if blockcha…

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