Jacob - SNOWY Pool
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Can I use my ADA at any time while they are staked into a pool or are they frozen?
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Yes, there is no lock on your funds while they are delegated, therefore you are free to do with your Ada as you please. There is also no timing consideration either. One note with that, any rewards ...

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Selfish mining / denial of service on Cardano?
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Update 12/13/2021: My first question on Cardano Stack Exchange was What is the Penalty for Running 2 Block Producer Nodes? Which I was told, "Network can penalize." But I never received an ...

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Block Producer Node no pending Tx's
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Possible solutions: First: In your mainnet-config.json file, set "TraceMemPool": true Then restart the node. Second: Another issue is that there are no peers in. You need to add your block ...

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Strongest arguments against self-referentiality in PoS
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I think the issues with this argument are actually pretty simple. He is wrong for the case of Cardano because people with coin get tickets to the lottery to decide who gets to create the next block. ...

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Can you run a stake pool pseudonymously?
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Can you run a stake pool pseudonymously? Yes you can. The only things I can think of that could be used to identify you would be your public IP address or, DNS records (at least at a public knowledge ...

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Are there papers (e.g. game theorie based) on how Ouroboros encourages decentralization of ADA among its users?
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If you compare the proof of stake concept to that of proof of work, you still end up with the "more money you have the more blocks you get." The difference being POW you buy graphics cards ...

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If you run a stake pool at home, and have to move, what is the best transition approach?
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I think there are 3 main options for doing this, below if a list order by easiest to more difficult. Option 1: Temporary Cloud Servers I think the quick way to do this would be to spin up cloud ...

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Where is all the unstaked ADA?
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This is a great question. I was thinking a very similar thought the other day. However, I am thinking it has to be exchanges. This is speculation but I would imagine staking someone else's Ada posses ...

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Move a node to another computer
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Based off the "same keys" part of the question, I am going to assume this is for a block producing node. Block Producing Node: For the BP, all you need to do to move it is copy the kes.skey, ...

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What happens if someone gets my seed phrase?
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As others have stated, yes they can restore your wallet and yes they can take all your ada and anything else associated with it. With that said, here are some tips for securing your mnemonic phrase. 1....

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Advantages and data load sharing of blockchain tech for consumer applications
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1.) So you would never have an app stored on the blockchain that clients download. By that I mean, you are not going to be able to store an executable on the chain. Instead you are more than likely ...

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Is It possible to stake an nft on chain
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No, this is because there is no way to know how much Ada the NFT is worth as far as the staking protocol is concerned. Ada staking works with a 1 Ada = 1 Vote in deciding who mints the next block, so ...

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Yoroi from Daedalus and Ledger nano
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If you have a Ledger, you can just connect to it in Yoroi, no need to restore with your seed phrase or create a new wallet. With that said, you never should enter your Ledger phrase anywhere except ...

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What Utility Do Third-Party Services Provide with Undisclosed Slot Lottery Information?
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I had to do a lot of digging but this is what I have came up with. Please correct me if any of this is incorrect and I'll update the answer. What happens when they [PoolTool] know I won the slot ...

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What are some ways a SPO can attack the network and what mechanisms exist to discourage or mitigate such attacks?
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I am still researching if it is possible for a SPO to choose and exclude transactions when they are elected to create the block. I am pretty sure it isn't something you can just do 'out of the box,' I ...

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Highly-available relay node (round robin & Ouroboros)
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Short Answer: No there is not any technical limitations from the protocol or topology updater preventing you from doing this. Considerations: Starting external and working in, we need to consider the ...

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Using Cardano for authentication/signin
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Short Answer: A transaction needs to be singed with the owner's private keys. Explanation: To be able to authenticate a user to a wallet, you need them to prove they have the private keys to that ...

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Can a smart contract create a transaction on someone else's behalf?
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I don't know the exact technical details of this question because I have just started studying Cardano blockchain development but what I can say is this: Let's say in this situation, someone has a ...

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Testnet Node Error - [cardano-:cardano.node.DnsSubscription:Error:211493]
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You need to update your node(s) to version 1.30.1. I am pretty sure doing so will resolve your issue. https://github.com/input-output-hk/cardano-node/releases

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How to validate someone delegates to your stakepool, while preserving their privacy?
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I don't know if this is a great solution to this, but what you could do, is make logins for your users based off of their Staking Address (stake address = username) and then to validate it you could ...

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How Do I include MP3/Mp4s into my smart contract?
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So generally the media is stored somewhere else and you just link the NFT to it with a URL. If you didn't do this, the blockchain would grow astronomically.

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Is it possible to generate your own Cardano ADA private keys and public addresses externally and import it later for use into a wallet?
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As others stated above, yes you can. You will need the cardano-wallet or CLI from iohk but I wouldn't consider that 3rd party. There is actually an easy way to do it following Coin Cashew's How to ...

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