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Ethereum’s reorg: FUD or reality?
On May 25th, the Ethereum Beacon Chain, the Proof-of-Stake chain that does not yet carry any transactions, suffered a 7-block reorg. In other words, the Beacon Chain was split in two for about a minute and a half, before reorganizing into a single chain, therefore dropping 7 blocks that had been produced in the meantime.