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Polkadot incentivizes its neighborhood to struggle scams by means of an “anti-scam bounty”

Polkadot, a protocol that connects blockchains, has introduced its newest initiative to assist its ecosystem struggle scams. 

In keeping with the corporate, counting on security-minded people inside its neighborhood to struggle scams has confirmed to be an efficient technique of safeguarding its ecosystem. To incentivize the members of its neighborhood to proceed to do the work, Polkadot constantly rewards them with bounties paid in USDC. 

Polkadot shared that its bounty is presently managed by the final curators, which for now, consists of three neighborhood members, and two folks from the W3F Anti-Rip-off division. Nonetheless, in the long run, Polkadot hopes that the bounty will probably be finally managed completely by the neighborhood. 

As a part of the community-led anti-scam initiative, neighborhood members are tasked with discovering and taking down rip-off websites, pretend social media profiles, and phishing apps, in addition to defending its Discord servers from raids. Moreover, the neighborhood will create instructional supplies for customers in addition to an Anti-Rip-off Dashboard to behave because the central hub for all anti-scam actions in its ecosystem.

General, the initiative encourages taking part members to provide you with concepts for increasing anti-scam actions to different areas. By decentralizing its anti-scam efforts, the Web3 Basis and Parity have shifted their decision-making course of to the neighborhood. 

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Polkadot seems to be making the mandatory strides to develop and strengthen its ecosystem. On Oct 17, Cointelegraph reported that Polkadot hit an all-time excessive in improvement exercise. Challenge builders reported that 66 blockchains at the moment are stay on Polkadot and its parachain startup community Kusama.

Since its inception, over 140,000 messages have been exchanged between chains through 135 messaging channels. Collectively, the Polkadot and Kusama treasuries have cumulatively paid out 9.6 million DOT and 346,700 KSM ($72.8 million whole) to fund spending proposals within the ecosystem.