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Blockchain decentralization

Blockchain decentralization

Blockchain decentralization is the state of a blockchain such that no one single entity has control of it and has no central infrastructural point.

Blockchain decentralization is the state of a blockchain such that no one single entity has control of it and has no central infrastructural point. This means that control is handled and managed by a network of computers located around the world. Because the structure is not centralized, there is no central point of failure, i.e. if one part fails, the other points would continue to function.

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Adem Efe Gencer, Soumya Basu, Ittay Eyal, Robbert van Renesse, and Emin Gün Sirer

Decentralization in bitcoin and ethereum

Adem Efe Gencer, Soumya Basu, Ittay Eyal, Robbert van Renesse, and Emin Gün Sirer

Decentralization in Bitcoin and Ethereum Networks

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Balaji Srinivasan and Leland Lee

Quantifying decentralization — we must be able to measure blockchain decentralization before we can improve it

Chris Dixon

Why decentralization matters — from eras of the internet to cryptonetworks

Vitalik Buterin

The meaning of decentralization — but what does that actually mean? nuances, depth

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