Slow Release Mechanism


The slow release protocol mechanism is an idea that stemmed from the economics of unstaking POKT tokens.

The original idea: nodes and developers submit a single transaction that would slowly unstake their tokens over an undefined (yet presumably lengthy) timeframe.

Original Purpose: Stabilize the POKT market by preventing actors from quickly unstaking and selling. The mechanism introduces a safety buffer that will allow the governing body (DAO) time to act accordingly.


I am not an author or advocate of this idea, nor am I the author of this research topic. This is a follow up to the original issue brought up by @luyzdeleon An argument against Pocket Network's slow release mechanism


A discussion about the Slow Release Mechanism. Whether or not it should be implemented, removed, or backlogged.

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