Ryan Sean Adams & Hasu , Bankless

182 - In Defense of Lido, w/ Hasu

07 Aug 2023 ā€¢ 87 min ā€¢ EN
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Lido has over 30% ETH staked. Should we be alarmed? Joining us is Hasu to shed some light on this question. In this wide ranging interview we discuss the State of Staking, the state of Lido, Idealist vs Pragmatics and asking the question - is Lido's reputation unfair? ------ āœØ DEBRIEF | Unpacking the episode: https://www.bankless.com/debrief-hasu ----- šŸš€Join Ryan & David at Permissionless II in September. https://bankless.cc/GoToPermissionlessĀ  ------ šŸ“£ STADER LABS | ETHX LIQUID STAKING https://bankless.cc/StaderĀ  ------ BANKLESS SPONSOR TOOLS: šŸ™KRAKEN | MOST-TRUSTED CRYPTO EXCHANGE ā https://k.xyz/bankless-pod-q2Ā  ā  šŸ¦ŠMETAMASK PORTFOLIO | MANAGE YOUR WEB3 EVERYTHING https://bankless.cc/MetaMaskĀ Ā  āš–ļø ARBITRUM | SCALING ETHEREUM https://bankless.cc/ArbitrumĀ  Ā ā  šŸ›žMANTLE | MODULAR LAYER 2 NETWORK https://bankless.cc/MantleĀ  ā  šŸ‘¾POLYGON | VALUE LAYER OF THE INTERNET https://polygon.technology/roadmapĀ  šŸ—£ļøTOKU | CRYPTO EMPLOYMENT SOLUTION https://bankless.cc/TokuĀ  ----- TIMESTAMPS 0:00 Intro 4:34 Is Lido's Perception Unfair? 9:08 Is Lido Too Big To Fail? 15:57 What Can An Entity Do With 33%? 21:27 TLDR Recap and Overview 24:11 When Does Lido Risk Become Systemic 32:54 Lido Is Not One Entity 36:40 Node Operators vs DAO 41:19 LDO Governance 49:39 Is Lido Forkable? 52:37 The Path To 5,000 Operators 58:46 Distributed Validator Technololgy 1:08:16 Addressing The Critics 1:17:31 The Staking Social Layer 1:24:40 Is Lido Treated Unfairly? 1:26:47 Can We Keep Ethereum Decentralized? 1:30:07 Risks and Disclaimers ----- Resources Hasu on Twitter: https://twitter.com/hasuflĀ  Uncommon Core v2: https://www.ucc2.xyz/Ā  Hasu last on Bankless: https://youtu.be/1qqkoGatPdEĀ  ----- Not financial or tax advice. See our investment disclosures here: https://www.bankless.com/disclosuresā Ā 

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