Many consensus protocols are based on the assumption that participants are either 'good' or 'bad' but ignore the fact that they may be affected by direct or indirect economic interests involved in the corresponding smart contracts. We analyze consensus in decentralized environments and demonstrate that the system cannot guarantee correct execution results.
|Number of pages||8|
|Journal||IEEE Security and Privacy|
|State||Published - Jul 1 2018|
- blockchain security and privacy
- smart contract