@sofia @maris 2 biggest BTC mining pools together controlled over 50% of the hashing power:
Developers of ETH deciding to blacklist some wallet addresses after the DAO kerfuffle:
So, it's centralized, just on a different level.
@adam oh, thanks for factchecking that. i knew there were pools dangeroulsy fairly close to 50% before. but that was ages ago 🤷.
and yeah, the fact that all (or most) developers could collude to do something potentially harmful isn't really the fault of cryptocurrencies, that's a pretty general software thing.
or and neither @maris nor firstname.lastname@example.org said they were against decentralized technologies per se.
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