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Block Producer Candidate Report #4 - March 28, 2018


2 years agoSteemit7 min read




Report #4 includes five new block producer candidates. As announced last week, starting with this report BPCs without at least one URL showing clear evidence of candidacy are no longer listed or included. Though we had 70 names collected as of this report, only 41 valid block producer candidates are listed.

Summary of additions this week:

  • 5 new block producer candidates.
  • All candidates graded by 6 check mark criteria for posting public auditable information, as explained here
  • Reformatted URLs and added Steem introduction posts to the report, alongside regular website URL.
  • Implemented a "warning" icon for BPCs whose URLs may require caution, for example expired SSL certificates or questionable practices such as requesting token donations or public-key registration.

EOS Go does not support the practice of any BPC requesting tokens, public keys, or PII (personally-identifiable information) during the candidacy period leading up to launch. Please modify candidacy requirements to be included on future reports.

Check-Mark Criteria Charts

Check marks earned according to criteria for posting public ID information, randomized for Reports #4 and #5.

Starting with Report #6 on April 11 the list will be ordered by check-mark totals, highest to lowest, with each sub-section randomized within the high-low overall sort. (E.g., all BPCs with total of say, 5 checkmarks, will be randomly-listed within their peer grouping.)

Please contact [email protected] to discuss / amend your listing no more than (72) hours after the publication timestamp of this report; we will offer one edit to this image for missed information.

(List with links to all 41 candidates is below this chart, including new Steem post additions)

SHA256 checksum: ce44ebd2aa1c23ee735ec3ee2cb2a3dc901b1fd8fbd3a7335ec2ff3573323e02

Summary Charts

Checkmark Criteria Summary
This chart summarizes how many BPCs out of the current total group size meet each of EOS Go's six community-reviewed "Checkmark Criteria" for basic transparency and informativeness:

SHA256 checksum: 73b11f45e51171e03291b0c308341109c7f056e7c1dd90ede18907a7c29c032d

BPCs By Country
SHA256 checksum: eadf7ed60bcd9021fe637b00ab3514785d9dbb730f460375bf7b7dc13b44c0fd

BPCs By Region
SHA256 checksum: 9da88a0f75463b7b2905cba60d4917cf6230c9c7c690a239b53965f948ceae2f

The Six Check Mark Criteria

PUBLIC PRESENCE: A public website URL and at least one social media account.

ID ON STEEMIT: Links to the following ID information, all posted to the Steem blockchain (either in one post or multiple):

  • Official block producer candidate name.
  • Location of company headquarters.
  • Expected location of servers.
  • Type of servers (cloud, bare metal, etc).
  • Current employee list and pictures of at least 67% of staff.
  • Relevant background qualifications for at least 67% of staff.

TECH SPECS: Estimate of technical specifications and total expenditure for resources by June 3, 2018 - posted to Steem blockchain. Check mark given for any estimate, modesty encouraged by permanent Steem record. Quality and accuracy of effort will be judged by the EOS community.

SCALING PLAN: Estimated scaling plan for hardware after June 3, 2018 - posted to Steem blockchain. Rough outlines receive a check mark, open review gauges the effort.

COMMUNITY BENEFIT: Community benefit project outline, only for projects expected to be public by June 3, 2018 - posted to Steem blockchain.

TELEGRAM+TESTNET: Listing of Telegram and Test-net node names for community testnet participation.

Below is a list of all candidates with their website and Steem introduction posts.

Report Summary Stats

Report period #4
Report timestamp2018-03-28, 08:53:24 UTC
New BPCs added this period5
Total active BPCs41
Unlisted BPCs (not included in reports)39

The following is a randomized list of current Block Producer Candidates (BPCs) and public contact URLs. Information presented here was submitted directly by BPCs and has been minimally checked by EOS Go volunteers but not verified for completeness or accuracy.

Randomized List of Block Producer Candidates with URLs meeting basic minimum standards

BP Candidate OrganizationURLs
roelandp - NetherlandsWEB - SteemIt
EOS SLC - USAWEB - SteemIt - EnglandWEB - SteemIt
EOS Shenzhen - ChinaWEB -SteemIt
EOS Gravity - ChinaWEB - SteemIt
MeetOne - Singapore200px-New_icon_shiny_badge.pngSteemIt
eosDAC - DecentralizedWEB -SteemIt
EOS New York - USAWEB - SteemIt
EOSMX - Mexico200px-New_icon_shiny_badge.pngWEB - SteemIt
Crypto Lions - UkraineWEB - SteemIt
HelloEOS - ChinaSteemIt
OracleChain - ChinaWEB - SteemIt
ChainPool - ChinaWEB - SteemIt
EosLaoMao - ChinaWEB -
EOS.CYBEX - China200px-New_icon_shiny_badge.pngWEB - SteemIt
Colorado Blockchain Capital - USAWEB -
BP Node - CanadaWEB - SteemIt Dominican Republic - Dominican RepublicWEB - SteemIt
EOS Nottingham - EnglandWEB - SteemIt
EOS India (Indian Eagle) - India200px-New_icon_shiny_badge.pngWEB - SteemIt
INBlockchain - ChinaWEB -
EOS Detroit - USAWEB - SteemIt
EOSphere - AustraliaWEB - SteemIt
EOS Amsterdam - NetherlandsWEB - SteemIt
EOSNAIROBI - KenyaWEB -SteemIt - CanadaWEB - SteemIt
EOS Dublin - IrelandWEB - SteemIt
EOSYS - South KoreaWEB - SteemIt
EOS BLOCK PRODUCERS DUBAI - UAE200px-New_icon_shiny_badge.pngWEB -
Fire Cloud Blockchain Inc - ChinaWEB -
EOS Green - UkraineWEB - SteemIt
EOS Nation - CanadaWEB - SteemIt
Eos Oklahoma - USAWEB -
Tokenika - PolandWEB -
SaltBlock - USAWEB - SteemIt
EOSoCal - USAWEB - SteemIt
BlockPro.One - IndiaWEB - SteemIt
Blockgenic - USAWEB - SteemIt
EOS Cannon - ChinaWEB - SteemIt - SwedenWEB - SteemIt


Please provide us with two URLs containing important public information about your candidacy: 1) Your main public web site, 2) your current SteemIt verification posting. To update your URL listing please send an email request to: [email protected]

BPCs without at least 1 URL showing clear evidence of Block Producer candidacy are no longer listed. To have your BP Candidacy re-listed please submit a valid URL or Steemit post with information about your candidacy to: [email protected] OR through the original BP Candidate form.

**New candidates - to be included in this report, please fill out this form or email [email protected]

Process Notes

  • BPC information is accepted on a rolling basis. The current on-line form for submitting data is this GoogleForm. (NOTE, this link may change over time, be sure you are looking at the most-recent version of this Weekly BPC Report to get the correct link.)

  • BPC list randomization is performed with the Shuffle tool in the AbleBits Power Tools plugin for GoogleSheets.

  • Why Steem? In the interest of fairness and transparency we request all BPCs to post information on a blockchain-backed platform where content cannot be silently altered or removed. This provides short- and long-term assurance to all parties -- other block producer candidates, EOS token holders, and the interested general public.

  • EOS Go includes SHA256 checksums for important data-containing image attachments in our SteemIt posts to ensure long-term content integrity and verifiability. (As of this writing SteemIt does not include a native mechanism for ensuring image integrity, read more here if interested.) We add SHA256's shortly after the initial post goes up to avoid process-related mismatches due to images being re-encoded server-side during the posting process.

  • Additionally, EOS Go archives a local snapshot of the raw BPC form submission data (a .CSV-format spreadsheet) at the close of each weekly period. The .CSV snapshot will be archived for at least 2 years and its SHA256 checksum is posted in the report. In the event of a serious discrepancy or conflict relating to the BPC registration process a trusted 3rd party (such as an arbitrator) could examine one or more weekly data snapshots to verify their chronological integrity.

Raw form data .CSV snapshot as of the closing timestamp of Reporting Period #4:
File name: 2018-03-28_08_53_24_UTC_Snapshot_Block_Producer_Candidate_Form_Raw_Responses.csv
SHA256 checksum: 391f3e78d84fc46c2df34afe70d67f362b35f01c76776a6fd419a61a54f3aea3

Links to Previous BPC Reports

Block Producer Candidacy Report #3
Block Producer Candidacy Report #2
Block Producer Candidacy Report #1

Addenda & Corrections

Any changes after initial publication of this report will be logged here.
3/30/18 2357 UTC - Updated "Check Mark Criteria" randomized list to reflect proper EOS Nottingham name and OracleChain information.

Contact Information

If you have questions or comments about EOS Go's Weekly Block Producer Candidate Report please reach out to us at: - Forums - Live Chat
[email protected] - Email


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