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“Actual” Total Value Locked in DeFi is Only About 50% of Reported Value: Analyst

Reportedly, the recursive compounding of collateral on different DeFi project using the same initial capital tends to inflate the value locked in DeFi by almost 50%.  Data analytics websites reporting the ‘total value locked’ in DeFi, determine the value by analysing individual projects. However, the ecosystem has remarkable interoperability. DAI loaned in one project is […]

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Is Unequal Distribution of DeFi Tokens Threatening to its Security?

Is Unequal Distribution of DeFi Tokens Threatening to its Security?

The essential component of cryptocurrency or DeFi, especially, is non-custodial management and security of value. However, while decentralized governance systems are in place, the reality of the degree of control in DeFi is far from it.  In an analysis of yearn.finance (YFI) governance and decentralization, Hasu (alias), market researcher of Deribit Exchange notes that, … […]

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