I heard a lot good about Big.One, one of those crypt-exchanges, more or less unknown in the west, but seemingly higly popular.
@cryptoslice provides a good overview of the basics:
Aside the impressive list of tokens, and the ONE token, that helps with trade mining, but apparently BIG.one also supports voting via the exchange:
It follows the standard, rules of EOS voting: you need to stake your votes, unstaking takes 72h and you can vote for 30 prodcuers and voting is free.
The one essential caveat: you need to stake a minimum of 1000 EOS, so not the amount the everyday holder has:
Aside that, as for transparency, they provide you with a voting account, which is not your own, but is your vehicle to cast your vote, so you can see your voting on-chain. They keep the RAM as well as the CPU and bandwith staked. For details take a look at their explanation.
Anyhow this is significantly better, and simpler to understand, than those dozens of proxy voters, that bitfinex have set up, and leave you without any clue about the actual voting.
Another interesting discovery i made when looking into there bp candidate list:
So if you ever wondered where eosflytomars got their votes from, this might be (part of) the explanation.
They also seem to support the large majority of airdrops: https://steemit.com/eos/@conceptskip/state-of-eos-chains-what-is-worbli-edit
So if you have the 1000 EOS to put on an exchange, big.one might not be the worst option, since you are able to vote, and get most of the airdrops.
Be aware, that you need KYC if you would like to withdraw any funds, this is certainly a major backdraw.
Did you try out Big.One? What’s your experience with it?
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