How to Fix Ethereum’s MEV Problem and Give Traders the Best Price

MEV is a growing problem for Ethereum, but it can be mitigated through careful protocol design and economic theory.

Opinion  ·  27 July 2021

Valid Points: The Problem With MEV on Ethereum

Will the transition to proof-of-stake come soon enough?

Tech  ·  14 July 2021

Valid Points: MEV on Eth 2.0: The Good, Bad and Ugly

Greater variance in validator income raises important questions about the dynamics of staking on Ethereum under PoS.

Tech  ·  12 May 2021

Miners, Front-Running-as-a-Service Is Theft

There's a simple word for projects that seek to advantage miners while systematically exploiting blockchain users, say three researchers.

Markets  ·  7 April 2021
Ethereum Mining

Bad Sandwich: DeFi Trader ‘Poisons’ Front-Running Miners for $250K Profit

A DeFi trader tricked Ethermine's sandwich bot into purchasing "Salmonella" and "Listeria" tokens for some 130 ETH.

Tech  ·  22 March 2021