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What happens if there are bugs in Ethereum smart contracts? Are smart contract developers the new middlemen? What happened during the Bancor hack? Are Ethereum smart contracts and tokens secure? Could someone make centralised contracts still based on the ERC-20 standard? These questions are from the MOOC 9.6 and 9.7 sessions, and the July monthly Patreon session, which took place on March 23rd, March 30th, and July 28th 2018 respectively. Andreas is a teaching fellow with the University of Nicosia. The first course in their Master of Science in Digital Currency degree, DFIN-511: Introduction to Digital Currencies, is offered for free as an open enrollment MOOC course to anyone interested in learning about the fundamental principles. If you want early-access to talks and a chance to participate in the monthly live Q&As with Andreas, become a patron: https://www.patreon.com/aantonop RELATED:
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Ethereum Q&A: What happens if there are bugs?