Charles Hoskinson responds to critique on Cardano’s governance calling out FUD

  • Charles Hoskinson, the CEO of Cardano’s developer IOG called out FUD in the recent critique of ADA’s governance. 
  • Vanessa Harris, a web3 advisor, identified that the CIP-1694 setup of Cardano’s governance ensures that IOG continues controlling the project. 
  • Critics question the “decentralization” of Cardano’s governance, while Hoskinson dismisses it as FUD. 

Web3 advisors criticized Cardano’s decentralized governance. Charles Hoskinson called out the Fear, Uncertainty and Doubt caused by the comments in the crypto community. 

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Charles Hoskinson responds to criticism of Cardano’s governance

Cardano got criticized for its governance proposal, questioning its “decentralization.” Vanessa Harris, a web3 advisor, claimed that Cardano’s governance is not centralized. In a recent Twitter thread, she stated that Input-Output Global (IOG), the developers of Cardano, will dominate a large part of the project’s governance. 

The dominance of IOG and the subsequent lack of decentralization would occur due to the CIP-1694 proposal. The proposal puts the control in the hands of Cardano’s Constitutional Committee, which comprises insiders from IOG. These insiders would veto any governance action, except motions of no confidence and calls for a new committee. 

Vanessa believes replacing the committee would be difficult, and a no-confidence vote would require a large majority of representatives. ADA stakers would not be able to participate in the governance affairs of Cardano

The stakers who become Delegated Representatives would be able to participate in Cardano’s governance.

Hoskinson quickly responded to the critique and dismissed it, saying, “This is categorically false and a great example of how FUD spreads.” 

Charles received requests from several users for a Twitter space to be held where all doubts about Cardano governance can be clarified. 

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