Vitalik Drinks Hot Water in Heat Wave and Other Observations from Paris Ethereum Conference

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On Tuesday, Gitcoin’s co-founder, Kevin Owocki, announced the launch of the Gitcoin Passport, a digital identity product aimed at providing Sybil attack resistance (in a Sybil attack, an attacker tries to take over a network by creating an army of nodes that can over-power/out-vote honest nodes, leading to a 51% attack) and serving as a building block for an open internet and in turn enabling what he called a “regenerative society.”