Friederike Ernst + Sebastien Couture + Meher Roy + Sunny Aggarwal + Brian Crain & Emin Gün Sirer + Vlad Zamfir , Epicenter - Learn about Crypto, Blockchain, Ethereum, Bitcoin and Distributed Technologies

Emin Gün Sirer & Vlad Zamfir: On a Rocky DAO

06 Jun 2016 • 69 min • EN
69 min
00:00
01:09:48
No file found

Raising $150m+ through its toke sale, ‘The DAO’ has become the most notable decentralized application to date. The ambitious goal of the project is to form an decentralized organizations that efficiently makes investment decisions and generates a return for the token holders. Computer Science professor Emin Gün Sirer and researcher Vlad Zamfir joined us to discuss the various security issues with the daring project and why they’ve called for a temporary moratorium on funding proposals. Topics covered in this episode: How the DAO works What the role of the curators is What splits are and how they became a way to withdraw funds Why the DAO has a bias towards approving proposals How attackers could ‘stalk’ token holders when withdrawing their funds How the DAO can be upgraded Episode links: A Call for a Temporary Moratorium on The DAO Blog Post A Call for a Temporary Moratorium on The DAO Full Paper PDF EB132 – Stephan Tual: Building A Universal Sharing Network On Ethereum And A $150M DAO Understanding the DAO Accounting The DAO website Meher's 'split DAO' reward token attack This episode is hosted by Brian Fabian Crain and Meher Roy. Show notes and listening options: epicenter.tv/134

From "Epicenter - Learn about Crypto, Blockchain, Ethereum, Bitcoin and Distributed Technologies"

Listen on your iPhone

Download our iOS app and listen to interviews anywhere. Enjoy all of the listener functions in one slick package. Why not give it a try?

App Store Logo
application screenshot

Popular categories