Transcript Ep. 600: The Black Swan Event That Could Cause a Fork in Ethereum (Again)
The huge risks of a bug occurring to an Ethereum “supermajority” execution client were laid bare this week.
But a bug of this type happens in a supermajority client, which means a client that used more than 67% of the network. I think this is how they define it. Then we have a problem. Because the way that the consensus algorithm works right now, that means that they will not just drop off the network, they will be on their own network whi…