In response to the alleged centralization of Cardano, Founder Charles Hoskinson has explained that he does not have the power to force the Vasil hard fork or change the supply of ADA.
Hoskinson Can’t Force the Vasil Hard Fork
@btc_bryan_21 alleged that Hoskinson could do this because of the centralization of the Cardano network. Hoskinson wasted no time in shooting back, explaining that he can’t even force the Vasil hard fork.
Hoskinson wrote on Twitter:
Hoskinson’s reply marks the latest episode in his tussle with Bitcoin maximalists, who he believes are intellectually dishonest. Earlier this year, Hoskinson called out MicroStrategy’s Michael Saylor and Jimmy Song for criticizing PoS networks.
Hoskinson’s Stance on Token Burning
Unknown to the Bitcoin maximalist, Charles Hoskinson has made it clear in the past that he strongly opposes the idea of burning ADA tokens as a way of boosting its value.
According to Hoskinson, such a move requires ADA to be stolen from its holders for it to be destroyed, comparing the idea of burning ADA to stealing food last year.
On the Flipside
Hoskinson previously announced that he expects the Vasil upgrade to launch on September 22nd, once it meets key metrics.
Why You Should Care
With over 3.000 staking pools, a governance structure, and a treasury for future development, Cardano is too decentralized for Hoskinson to enact changes on his own.
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