Buterin: Centralized stablecoins may become an important determinant of ETH hard forks

In Golden Financial News, Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin said that centralized stablecoins such as Tether (USDT) and Circle USD (USDC) could become “an important decider in future hard forks.” At BUIDL Asia in Seoul on Aug. 3, the ethereum co-founder said that centralized stablecoins could be an “important” determinant of which blockchain protocol the industry “respects” in a hard fork . Vitalik Buterin added that in the next five to ten years, Ethereum could see more contentious hard forks, and centralized stablecoin issuers could become more influential decision makers. (Cointelegraph)