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On the Unfairness of Blockchain [chapter]

Rachid Guerraoui, Jingjing Wang
2019 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
The success of Bitcoin largely relies on the perception of a fair underlying peer-to-peer protocol: blockchain.  ...  We prove, in this paper, that blockchain is actually unfair, even in a distributed system of only two honest miners.  ...  Acknowledgement This work has been supported in part by the European ERC Grant 339539 -AOC Bibliography  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-030-05529-5_3 fatcat:dfyq35brcfbxpaawuazesv7ize

Legal Risks and Coping Strategies of Block chain managing Trade

Song Shiyong *, Xing Yuxia *
2020 Zenodo  
Korea is critical for the project of "One Belt One Road" (OBOR) of China. The management and legal protection of trade secrets is the common goal for two countres.  ...  The better ways to protect trade secrets were discussed based on the current judicial practice of China, and then communicate with Korea.  ...  According to Article 9, Anti-Unfair Competition Law, People's Republic of China, Articles 9, 10, 11 of Interpretation of the Chinese Supreme People's Court on Several Issues Concerning the Application  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.4399394 fatcat:f3pcbuhg3nbzdah2k5vz3wjimi

On the Preliminary Investigation of Selfish Mining Strategy with Multiple Selfish Miners [article]

Tin Leelavimolsilp, Long Tran-Thanh, Sebastian Stein
2018 arXiv   pre-print
Although a theoretical analysis of selfish mining strategy under this setting is yet to be established, the current findings based on simulations is promising and of great interest.  ...  Moreover, there exist Nash equilibria where all selfish miners in the system do not change to an honest mining strategy and simultaneously earn their unfair amount of mining reward given that they equally  ...  On the contrary, miners in practical individually mine on their locally-stored blockchain and consequently create new blocks independently.  ... 
arXiv:1802.02218v1 fatcat:qt4mqe74zfainhmjys4x7iqka4

The Expansion of Algorithmic Governance: From Code is Law to Law is Code

Samer Hassan, Primavera De Filippi
2017 Field Actions Science Reports  
With the advent of Blockchain and Machine Learning, we are witnessing a new trend, whereby technology is progressively taking the upper-hand over these rules.  ...  "Code is law" is a form of regulation whereby technology is used to enforce existing rules.  ...  on Blockchain Technology (COALA).  ... 
doaj:337aeb6f634447278407bce1d61feb98 fatcat:nxh3ovcpcfe3bmb7whhqoqimyq

A Novel Decentralized E-Commerce Transaction System Based on Blockchain

Yuanyuan Xiao, Chuangming Zhou, Xinpeng Guo, Yafei Song, Chen Chen
2022 Applied Sciences  
based on reputation value to reward and punish nodes, thus promoting the good circulation of the system.  ...  With the rapid development of e-commerce systems, the centralized service model gradually fails to meet the needs of SMEs.  ...  There is some explorations on the combination of blockchain and e-commerce.  ... 
doi:10.3390/app12125770 fatcat:nvfm4iirxzdohnxc3yhi3noneu


Urooj Waheed
With the advancement of technologies, 4th industry revolution technologies give us Blockchain, Distributed Ledger and Smart Contract types of technologies which may be beneficial to solve the current problems  ...  There are many forms of elections be it in the democratic or monarch systems. Each way, the vote has the power to elect the next people's representatives.  ...  Developing countries have had a past of biased/unfair outcomes of elections, if the elections are not biased/unfair, it would be paid by the people to be an unfair election, or the losing party will blame  ... 
doi:10.26782/jmcms.2021.08.00004 fatcat:bsfknmwqcrfbpmqpveuecclt3q

7.3 LibChain – Open, Verifiable and Anonymous Access Management

Cabello, Juan; Janacik, Peter; Janßen, Gerrit; Jungnickel, Tim; Mühle, Alexander
2017 Zenodo  
The implementation of our research prototype is based on the open source blockchain framework ethereum.  ...  The decentral blockchain architecture enables new access models for digital media and allows fairer and more accurate pricing models based on the usage.  ...  • Berlin universities discontinue the purchase of Elsevier services due to overly expensive (and unfair) subscription models.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.3610229 fatcat:cphgryivareixfedpcwwk7icdi

BitcoinF: Achieving Fairness for Bitcoin in Transaction-Fee-Only Model [article]

Shoeb Siddiqui, Ganesh Vanahalli, Sujit Gujar
2020 arXiv   pre-print
Such phenomena not only induce unfairness as experienced by the miners and the users but also deteriorate the health of the blockchain.  ...  BitcoinF resolves these issues of unfairness while preserving the ability of the users to express urgency and have their transactions prioritized.  ...  It is due to the investment on the part of the miners that they benefit from the health of the blockchain.  ... 
arXiv:2003.00801v1 fatcat:jmnw4lnm4jeshbfplfw24yjsa4

Development of an open peer review system using blockchain and reviewer recommendation technologies

Dong-Hoon Choi, Tae-Sul Seo
2021 Science Editing  
The blockchain system performs an open peer review process based on smart contracts, while the submission management system selects reviewers for peer review.  ...  The system can be operated in connection with the reviewer recommendation module of the existing submission management system.  ...  Conflict of Interest No potential conflict of interest relevant to this article was reported. Funding  ... 
doi:10.6087/kcse.237 fatcat:7uiv3ogocfenjaiyefx63rdcje

Wendy, the Good Little Fairness Widget [article]

Klaus Kursawe
2020 arXiv   pre-print
., ways we can assure that the relative order of transactions is fair. We show that one of the more intuitive definitions of fairness is impossible to achieve.  ...  We investigate the issues of attackers manipulating or exploiting the order in which transactions are scheduled in the blockchain.  ...  This allows us to combine several variations of fairness with different blockchains, have different degrees of fairness for sets of transactions running on the same blockchain, and even change the configuration  ... 
arXiv:2007.08303v1 fatcat:vru7hf6h4jdqnbdjkksk2e4nce

Block Advertisement Protocol [article]

Danil Nemirovsky
2015 arXiv   pre-print
When a block in mined, only header is relayed since most of data about the block is already known to all miners.  ...  The trade-off between transaction confirmation throughput and centralization of hash power do not allow Bitcoin to perform at the same level as modern payment systems.  ...  Miner downloads the whole blockchain to be ready to mine a block on the most fresh transaction history shared by the network.  ... 
arXiv:1512.08626v1 fatcat:ejgkdt5tzvbinoobjqeltwly4q

Security Analysis on the Decentralized Energy Trading System Using Blockchain Technology

Sandi Rahmadika, Diena Rauda Ramdania, Maisevli Harika
2018 JOIN: Jurnal Online Informatika  
Blockchain turns both currencies and commodities into a digital form without relying on middleman which allows one person to trade with another include trading the renewable energy.  ...  The blockchain technology offers the promise of an immutable, single source of truth from multiple sources without a third-party involvement.  ...  In various sectors, blockchain is being used to build some purposes such as financial registries, operational registries and one of the most popular one is smart contracts: a.  ... 
doi:10.15575/join.v3i1.207 fatcat:5ebfwb75pfeuvaou3btk76sgpe

Fairness in ERC token markets: A Case Study of CryptoKitties [article]

Kentaro Sako, Shin'ichiro Matsuo, Sachin Meier
2021 arXiv   pre-print
Because CryptoKitties is one of the major blockchain-based games and has been in operation for an extended period of time, we focus on its market to examine fairness.  ...  Though many researchers debate the market's fairness, there are few discussions around the fairness of automated markets, such as those hosted on Ethereum.  ...  on the blockchain.  ... 
arXiv:2102.03721v1 fatcat:p53etd5mazgm3hlerul7p2yww4

A Computational Study on Fairness of the Tendermint Blockchain Protocol

Nicolas Lagaillardie, Mohamed Aimen Djari, Önder Gürcan
2019 Information  
Fairness is a crucial property for blockchain systems since it affects the participation: the ones that find the system fair tend to stay or enter, the ones that find the system unfair tend to leave.  ...  While current literature mainly focuses on fairness for Bitcoin-like blockchains, little has been done to analyze Tendermint.  ...  Abbreviations The following abbreviations are used in this manuscript: PBFT Practical Byzantine Fault Tolerance PoS Proof-of-Stake MAX Multi-Agent eXperimenter MaDKit Multi-Agent Development Kit  ... 
doi:10.3390/info10120378 fatcat:djy53ajg2regpcv37zi3o5qcwm

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2020 2020 International Symposium on Reliable Distributed Systems (SRDS)  
Reiser (University of Passau), and Johannes Köstler (University of Passau) Session 6: Security and Privacy I On the Detection of Shilling Attacks in Federated Collaborative Filtering 185 Yangfan  ...  Technology) Anomaly Detection via Mining Numerical Workflow Relations from Logs 195 Bo Zhang (The University of Newcastle), Hongyu Zhang (The University of Newcastle), Pablo Moscato (The University of  ... 
doi:10.1109/srds51746.2020.00004 fatcat:3fvwuol6bvbabcipcpe2zmnruu
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