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Vitalik Buterin Writes On Ethereum’s Milestone with Blobs and Roadmap for the Future

Vitalik Buterin delves into Ethereum’s recent milestone with the introduction of blobs, a key feature enabled by the Dencun hard fork. Blobs mark a pivotal transition in Ethereum’s scaling efforts, shifting the focus from a “zero-to-one” problem to a “one-to-N” challenge. Buterin outlines the significance of this shift and discusses the future direction of Ethereum’s development, particularly in scaling and application-layer improvements.

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Blockchain Expert Debunks Claims of Ethereum’s Dencun Upgrade Scaling with Blobs

Blockchain expert Justin Bons has countered assertions regarding the scalability benefits of Blobs, a key feature of Ethereum’s latest Dencun upgrade. In a detailed post on X, Bons argued that Blobs do not contribute to scaling Ethereum itself but rather aid in scaling Layer 2 solutions. He cautioned against misconceptions, highlighting potential vulnerabilities in existing Layer 2 networks like Arbitrum, Optimism, Blast, Starknet, and Base, suggesting they could compromise user funds and censor transactions.

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