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Questions tagged [reputation-tokens]

Questions about the ERC-20 tokens (called REP) that trade on the Ethereum platform and support the Augur Oracle incentive structure

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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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What makes REP tokens a critical component of Augur?

Many ERC20 "utility tokens" have been criticized for not being technically required for the DApp to function properly because ETH could easily be used instead. What exactly makes Augur one of those ...
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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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Can you lose REP due to inactivity?

We can read in the Augur guide page: Those who hold Reputation are expected to report accurately on the outcome of randomly selected events within Augur every few weeks. What if you fail to report ...
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EtherDelta and Oasis refunds

Why were refunds for EtherDelta and Oasis users related to the REP contract Solidity migration need to be processed manually? Who covered the cost of the refund and what was the liability?
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Testnet REP token acquisition and persistence

How can testnet REP be obtained? Is there a testnet or some other automated source to acquire them? Are balances reset periodically or will the testnet REP I remain available to me permanently?
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What objective reasons are there to punish REP holders that didn't vote but were not dormant? [closed]

I understand that reporting is important. But since there is the possibility to not vote anyway by switching rep dormant what are the reasons to punish people who forgot to switch it dormant? Wouldn'...
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What are the details of the REP migration after the Serpent security vulnerability?

What is the symbol of the old and new token? What is the address of the old and new token? Where can I see the source code for the old and new tokens?
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How to acquire testnet REP

How can I acquire REP on a testnet like Rinkeby or Kovan? There are some old threads in here with some outdated links (mainly to dev.augur.net) which no longer work. Other links I've found in Reddit,...