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Does any cryptocurrency have a system in place that helps supporters recover lost bitcoin from scams [closed]

I know that crypto is a decentralized form of investment or theory, however I believe due to real life scenario and from real world experience any honorable project would try and help a supporter ...
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Average time period for funds to be held in escrow? As it pertains to determining O.I

It has been covered extensively by Augur team (especially Micah) that Augur Reporting Fees will be adjusted to incentivize total REP market cap that is =>7.5x Open Interest, which as I understand ...
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Can 3rd party applications potentially create security/integrity issues for Augur?

You do your best to make the protocol safe and robust. Can security be compromised should other developers start building numerous apps on the top of the original code? Or this will not be possible? ...
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What is the link between dynamic Reporter fees and REP price?

I've seen that the reporter fee is dynamic and proportional to the amount of open interest in the system, but the deterministic link between REP price and fees remains unclear. For example, if open ...
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How will Augur handle malicious markets?

The aspect of Augur that is most striking to me is that the system seems capable of establishing decentralized, reliable facts-as-a-service. Augur could provide smart contracts and DAOs with a ...
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Does the 5x multiplier restrict the Rep token value?

I understand that the 5x multiplier is used to keep the market cap sufficiently higher than the open interest in order to secure against attacks but is the Rep market cap fixed to 5x open interest or ...
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Open Interest Calculation [duplicate]

trying to fully grasp the open interest concept. Can open interest simply be calculated as: Total volume of “predictions” of a year * .01 (if we assume 1% fee)
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How is open interest measured?

How is open interest measured programmatically? Is there an API I can use to track Augur open interest in real time?
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Definition of Open Interest

What is the technical definition of open interest in the context of the Augur reporting fee system? Is open interest the same as the total amount of funds in escrow for all open Augur markets at a ...
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Does anyone have any data for open interest and betting volume on existing betting markets?

Since betting volume is a key driver for open interest and open interest is a key driver for the value of a REP, it would be helpful to look at the betting volume and open interest for existing ...
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Will the vast majority of open interest disappear after an event happens?

After an event in question occurs which of the following is most likely to happen to open interest for that event's market: A. The market will immediately price the winning scenario at $0.99 on the ...
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Where does the 5x multiplier on open interest come from?

Augur's reporting fee system is designed to put upward price pressure on REP such that the REP market cap remains at least 5x larger than Augur outstanding interest. What is the reasoning between 5x ...
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What are the actual mechanics of the new fee structure?

Joey outlined the new fee structure in an answer yesterday, saying that the fees will adjust automatically so that the REP market cap is 5x outstanding interest on the Augur platform. Can you explain ...
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Calculate the future value of REP tokens

Is it possible to calculate the future value of a REP token on the basis of an estimated betting volume and average reporting fee? E.g. 1.000.000.000$ yearly betting volume with an average 0.5% ...
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How does the fee structure work in Augur?

How are the fees currently set in Augur for both reporters and market creators? When are they charged? Does the market creator still get half of the fees and the reporters get half of the fees? Are ...
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What are average fees on Augur?

I'm writing a full analysis of Augur and REP tokens, and value comes down to two things-- market volume and market fees. Volume can be estimated in various ways, but I'm curious about calculating ...