Block.one’s CEO asserts Voice to be a mix of centralized and decentralized features

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The controversy surrounding whether EOS network being decentralized has garnered huge attention in the past and continues even today. As the community continues to battle EOS’s innate nature between centralized and decentralized network, the firm behind it, Block.one’s latest product and the social media app Voice will be a mixture of both decentralization and centralization.

In the latest edition of CNBC Crypto Trader, Brendan Blumer, CEO of Block.one, the official developer for EOS cryptocurrency, revealed that the latest rollout has both the aspects. Talking about whether Voice is a decentralized entity and the revenues generated will be distributed across the community, the CEO said,

“We are absolutely decentralizing the economy of attention. If you think, that’s exactly what social media platforms are, they basically sell attention. So we are decentralizing the control over that component.”

Blumer further noted,

“When it gets into content moderation, and these sorts of things we are starting with centralized moderation, just to make sure that we can make it a compliant platform with multiple different types of jurisdictions.”

The CEO also said that in a longer term, Block.one will focus on a road to go towards decentralizing content moderation.

He also cited that blockchain is an excellent vehicle to disrupt the existing social media platform. It brings not only transparency and accountability to the table, but also leverages blockchain-based identity.

The latest blockchain-powered Voice roll-out on the EOS network, according to the CEO, aims to clean-up the behavior and autonomously recognize the values and distribute tokens which will allow people to be beneficiaries of the platform as opposed to just the company.


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Chayanika holds a Journalism degree and is currently working with AMBCrypto. She is inquisitive about everything that the Blockchain Technology has to offer.

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