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Building Upon the Successful Implementation of MESS and Engaging Gitcoin Developers to Improve Detection, Analytics, and Deterrence of 51% Attacks

On October 10, Ethereum Classic successfully implemented an innovative 51% attack solution, MESS ECIP 1100. It was developed by Isaac A., ETC Core Protocol Lead and Client Developer, and the ETC Core Team, in partnership with Open Relay, ChainSafe Systems, and the ETC community. MESS has already been adopted by miners and exchanges. It has led to new miners joining the ETC network, to a reduction in confirmation times, and to a more secure ETC network.

To build upon the success of MESS and to contribute to further innovation on PoW network security, we’re excited to announce the Chasing the GHOST: Network Security Hackathon, powered by Gitcoin. This virtual hackathon, beginning November 2, 2020 — January 11, 2021, will engage the Gitcoin developer community to complement MESS and to advance the detection, analytics, and deterrence of attacks. …


Ethereum Classic Labs

Investing in the future of Ethereum Classic. Incubator based in SF.

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