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Dogecoin Foundation works with Ethereum co-founder on DOGE staking

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The Dogecoin Basis, a non-profit group behind the meme-based cryptocurrency Dogecoin (DOGE), is engaged on a staking mechanism in collaboration with Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin.

The Basis on Thursday released its Dogecoin Trailmap or a “dog-walk” that the Dogecoin Basis is dedicated to exploring and which it believes would contribute to Dogecoin’s success.

As a part of the trailmap, the Dogecoin Basis is working with Buterin on constructing a “uniquely Doge proposal” for a “group staking” model of proof-of-stake (PoS).

Such a model would enable all Dogecoin customers to stake their DOGE and get additional tokens for supporting the community, the Dogecoin Basis mentioned:

“[The PoS version] will enable everybody, not simply the massive gamers to take part in a manner that rewards them for his or her contribution to operating the community, and on the similar time offers again to the entire group via charitable causes.”

As beforehand reported by Cointelegraph, the Dogecoin Foundation reestablished its project in August 2021 after six years of just about zero media exercise. As a part of the brand new workforce, the muse listed advisory board members together with Buterin, Dogecoin co-founder Billy Markus and Dogecoin core developer Max Keller. Tesla CEO and main DOGE fan Elon Musk’s pursuits had been reportedly set to be represented by Neuralink CEO Jared Birchall.

“As you may think about, setting off on such an journey will not be a small feat and we’re nonetheless simply getting began. We have already got some influential pals on our aspect and a rising group of people who find themselves on the brink of contribute growth time to those open-source tasks,” the newest put up from the muse reads.

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Dogecoin was based in 2014 by software program engineers Billy Markus and Jackson Palmer, who created DOGE’s fee system with an concept of a “joke.” The Dogecoin Basis ceased to be lively shortly after its founders left the venture.