Recent twts in reply to #ikhztpq

(#fupapta) @adi@twtxt.net How is an institition different from a few powerful players that control >50% of the network? 🤔


(#ikhztpq) @prologic@twtxt.net It’s significantly cheaper to open an exchange and get people to hold their money in a custodial wallet than it is to perform a 51% attack on an established cryptocurrency.

Monero in particular uses an algorithm that’s supposed to be ASIC resistant and, while it can be mined on a GPU, it’s more efficient to mine on a CPU. I’m curious if that makes it easier or harder for a hostile entity to perform a 51% attack.

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