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Sudoswap Hype, Ethereum Censorship Risk & ETH PoW Debate | Roundup

In this episode of Empire's Weekly Roundup, Jason is joined by two of Blockworks' top research analysts, Dan Smith and Sam Martin, to discuss this week’s biggest stories.

Highlights include:

-- Is Sudoswap a zero to one moment for NFTs?

-- Is Ethereum's censorship resistance compromised?

-- Will anyone use ETH PoW post-merge?

Tune in to find out!

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(00:00) Introduction

(00:32) Ethereum's censorship risk, 3 potential outcomes

(11:40) Will the ETH PoW chain have value?

(15:42) FlashBots is open sourcing their relayer software

(19:19) Crypto's reliance on centralized cloud providers

(21:24) Avalanche Ad

(22:52) Sudoswap, a zero to one moment for NFTs?

(33:17) OpenSea vs Sudo

(35:48) Should NFTs have creator royalty fees?

(39:12) Canto, a weird crypto experiment (NFA)

(47:26) Canada enforces new crypto regulation

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