Questions tagged [governance]

Questions about the on-chain or off-chain governance of Cardano, the Cardano Foundation, IOHK, the Board of Directors, etc.

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Preferred Library For Working With Zero Knowledge Proofs

I have been thinking about a voting mechanism as seen at the following link. The same text is also posted on the Cardano forum under governance.
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What's the difference between sidechains and hardforks?

What are the pros and cons of creating a new sidechain versus hardforking Cardano if making a variant is desired? Does a sidechain have the same inherent security and as the mainchain thru stake pools?...
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Is there an open source plutus voting dapp?

I am interested in holding decentralized votes for a DAO like system. I am wondering if an audited standard has been put in place that enables users to place votes on the blockchain or if anyone could ...
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Where can I find community governance info for Cardano?

I recently spoke to some other members in the Cardano community and I'd like to know more about governance. For example how the community can engage in meaningful discussions about the protocol and ...
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Risks of having a figurehead

What risks are there for Cardano when there's such a prominent figurehead for the protocol? How much power does Charles have over the system? Has the community/protocol decided how it would behave in ...
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What are the technical difficulties with implementing voting on hardware wallets?

Why is it so hard to make voting possible for hardware wallets? What are the technical difficulties to implement that Feature?
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A summary on the goal of Cardano

On the website it's mentioned that: Cardano is a blockchain platform for changemakers, innovators, and visionaries, with the tools and technologies required to create possibility for the many, as ...
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Price regulation of the ADA token [closed]

What is the economics behind the value of ADA in fiat currency? Assuming that bitcoin will dominate 100% of the "store-of-value" market, and taking speculation out of the equation, I don't ...
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Is Cardano the only platform with 100% decentralized block production?

Inspired by this comment saying that decentralization of block production is overused in the way people market Cardano online, I was curious to see if any other platforms have achieved this. I know ...
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To what extent does Cardano's "off-chain governance" in the form of a Board of Directors pose a threat to Cardano's mission of being decentralized?

On 31 March 2021, Cardano reached "100% decentralization" meaning that 100% of the blocks are produced by the stake pools. An excellent introduction about Cardano decentralization is given ...
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How Cardano is different from Ethereum (2.0)?

As far as I know, the Cardano project was started to cover issues/problems with Ethereum blockchain. Proof-of-work and governance are some of them. However, Ethereum 2.0 is promising to cover those ...
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