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Liveness problem with Casper FFG?

I am following Theorem 2 from https://arxiv.org/pdf/1710.09437.pdf I am referring to this example https://imgur.com/hwfYZor Let a be the justified checkpoint with greatest height. Suppose that half ...
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How to run slasher slashing detectors in Ethereum 2.0?

"A validator client will likely store tens or hundreds of MB of historical votes to prevent slashings." (Source) Do beacon nodes or validator clients automatically run slashing detectors? If ...
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Why will on average 64 signing privileges be assigned each block in Slasher algorithm?

In this post about Slasher algorithm: https://blog.ethereum.org/2014/01/15/slasher-a-punitive-proof-of-stake-algorithm, it says: At block K+1000, an address A with balance B gains a “signing ...
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Avoid Proposer Slashing - Etherum2.0

According to specs, for proposer slashing i need to compare the slot with previous block.slot my question is- is it enough to check that the current block slot is greater than the last block slot i ...
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How safe to run Lighthouse without --auto-register vs. the effects of registering more than once?

Running a Lighthouse validator presents a message to strongly consider running --auto-register the first time. The documentation also states: The --auto-register flag registers your signing key ...
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What happens if the slashing protection history/database is a little outdated?

When a machine (machine A) with a validator running on it is dying for some reason, I would start it on another machine (machine B). To avoid slashing, I have to copy the slashing protection history (...
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Avoid Attester Slashing - Etherum2.0

According to specs, for attester slashing i need to compare the epoch with previous epoch my question is- is it enough to check that the current epoch with the last one i saved using ...
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