The Trouble with EOS Consensus
Back in March, Vitalik Buterin had foreshadowed the event that is assumed to have recently happen in the EOS voting phase. In the past, EOS has been accused of being a more centralized system than a decentralized one because of its delegated proof-of-stake (DPoS) consensus algorithm.
The Purported Evidence
Screenshots of an Excel spreadsheet show supposed details that Huobi has accepted money in exchange for voting for specific governance decisions. This was revealed in a twitter post by Maple Leaf Central.
The Response and the Denial
Creators of EOS, Block.one has responded that they are aware of the unverified allegations regarding irregular block producer voting. The group has also said that a free and democratic election process is vital.
Huobi has denied the vote-buying allegation.