Proposal Type: Signalling
Date: 10 October 2022
Status: Draft / Work in Progress
0L hasn’t attempted to use Proof of Stake to filter malicious actors. Historically, we have had multiple layers of sybil resistance to prevent a malicious actor from amplifying attacks by multiplying the nodes they have access to. Vouches, social dynamics, and Delay Towers all work collectively to provide some resistance to bad actors. The mechanisms implemented to date have been sufficient for bootstrapping but are likely to prove inadequate at steady state.
The current design of 0L makes it such that validators compete less among themselves as the count of nodes expands.…