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Why Ethereum has no future and why ETH will never rise again

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Why would Ethereum never be a mainstream network for the Dapps ever again?

 

Citing various inefficiencies of Ethereum

Ethereum, as a cryptocurrency blockchain platform was very popular during its initial days, but has a number of cryptocurrency enthusiasts have opted for the platform in order to develop their decentralized applications or simply invest in the project have realized the bottlenecks in the blockchain project and have constantly been switching to other better counterparts ethereum counterparts. There are many reasons why Ethereum has to distance itself from mass adoption. Below are some of my personal opinions in this matter, which clearly breaks down the inefficiencies of the project.  

 

Many DApps have been switching to other platforms from Ethereum

In July 2018, the EOSBet DApp shifted to the EOS blockchain platform, due to its more full spectrum of facilities, contrary to Ethereum. Billionaire Token, tixico, Medipedia, Insights Network, Wax and many other decentralized applications have followed the trend. Why would so many Decentralized applications migrate to the EOS blockchain platform? It is inevitable that the customers would have experienced some or the other kind of bottleneck with Ethereum network, which in this case, was predominantly its speed and no vision for future sustainability. Most of the prominent figures of these Decentralized applications have quoted the Ethereum’s ecosystem didn’t suit their current requirements.

 

Even the Ethereum gas price concept is obsolete

As started here. Let us assume that a new ERC20 power cryptocurrency token has been developed. Now to initiate buying orders for the coin, the users need to pay the transaction fees in gas. Even the miners choose the transaction based on the gas price. Therefore, this creates an artificial dependency of the new XYZ coin on the existing Ether. Which, indirectly results in an instability in the Ethereum network. The concept of gas price can be eliminated, as instead, the users can pay the transaction fee from a part of their transaction. Therefore, unnecessary complexities can be reduced, which are being adopted by the current Ethereum network.

 

The rise of other better options for the decentralized applications and smart contracts

 

The EOS blockchain platform is the only one of its kind, in the cryptocurrency domain, which is giving a head to head competition to the Ethereum Blockchain

The EOS blockchain platform is the only one of its kind, in the cryptocurrency domain, which is giving a head to head competition to the Ethereum Blockchain

 

The cryptocurrency blockchain projects such as Tron or EOS are slowly overtaking the mainstream market of the Ethereum network. The scalability provided by the EOS blockchain platform is unmatched as blocks are developed every 0.5 seconds. It has also be designed in a way to expand with the future demands up to millions of transactions. Therefore, when better options are already available, then why the client base would choose an underperforming platform? Tron has also put forth figures which clearly explains the current situation.  

 

Even Ethereum Futures has no future

Referring to this news. In the recent days, many proposals submitted to the Securities and Exchange Commission by various financial organizations, to avail permission to trade Bitcoin futures. On similar lines, even the Ethereum community has come forward to initiate the Ethereum futures. But one must have basic sense in mind, that when the Ethereum network itself on a constitutional basis, is not capable enough to sustain itself, then adding on a significant trading asset pegged to Ethereum will do no good, other than adding complexities to the network.

 

Even Vitalik Buterin accepts the fact

In an article, published on the website techcrunch.com which discusses various inabilities of Ethereum network. Interestingly, the inefficiencies mentioned in the article were agreed upon by the founder of the Ethereum project, through Reddit. Vitalik Buterin himself agreed that, if necessary changes were not implemented immediately then the downfall of Ethereum is not far. He even mentioned that the team members are looking forward to, two possible methods of saving the Ethereum network from the destruction.

 

 

Future of Ethereum protocol

In brief, the Ethereum network was highly popular during its initial days, only because of the sole reason that it had introduced smart contracts to the Crypto world. But as better options are available now, the network has become obsolete, and no further price surges may be expected. If the network is unable to implement its Plasma or Casper models to scale the Ethereum network with the current requirements as soon as possible, the network would be on the state of extinction.

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Token Taxonomy Initiative: Enterprise Ethereum Alliance & Microsoft

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Token Taxonomy Initiative built as a technology-neutral initiative will operate across different blockchains currently having Ethereum, Hyperledger & Corda.

The Enterprise Ethereum alliance and Microsoft have brought together the major enterprise blockchain providers behind a new project aimed at helping businesses develop the proper crypto tokens for their particular needs.

 

Token Taxonomy Initiative

It is being called the Token Taxonomy Initiative and is being built as a technology-neutral initiative which will operate across different blockchains currently having Ethereum, Hyperledger, and Corda, the biggest enterprise blockchain solutions and this initiative already include large partners IBM, ING, JP Morgan, Intel, and Microsoft, all with the aim of creating token standards for business users across all network.

 

The process for the development of enterprises which is basically going to be as simple as a drag and drop approach. This initiative is a big leap for particularly in terms of actually kicking open the doors for enterprises to enter the space and say that it is quite easy to use this technology.

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Analysis: Will Ethereum Rise in 2019?

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There is a great possibility that the price of Ethereum might never rise again, At least not to the figures it earlier achieved.

Bitcoin and Ethereum have been leading the cryptocurrency market for quite some time. While bitcoin blockchain’s main motive is to track the transactions, Ethereum’s main motive is to run the codes of DEX or decentralized apps.

While most people feel that bitcoin will always lead the cryptocurrency market, some believe the cryptocurrencies such as Ethereum might overtake bitcoin in the future. Currently, a group of companies known as Enterprise Ethereum Alliance supports the Ethereum blockchain who are working hard to improve the overall functionality of the blockchain.

 

Can Ethereum rise in 2019?

While Bitcoin is a store of value and most people use bitcoin as a form of investment, Ethereum is mostly used by software companies for development of their own dapps.

Ethereum saw a tremendous rise in price as well as in market capitalization during the ICO era which might have ended last year. In 2017, there was a boom in the overall ICO market and most Initial Coin Offerings collected their investments in the form of Ethereum. This had led to a massive demand for ETH as investors had to purchase ETH first in order to invest in other initial coin offerings.

Ethereum Price Chart

Ethereum Price Chart

The price of Ethereum reached more than $1400 at the start of 2018 and people started to feel that Ethereum might even overtake bitcoin soon. However, as months passed in the year 2018, both the price and the market capitalization of ETH experienced a massive mall which might be related to the end of ICO era. Cryptocurrency analysts also believe that the massive selling of Ethereum by Initial Coin Offerings who had been storing them as investments was the main reason for the fall in the price of ETH. Thousands of ICOs started selling their ETH holdings when they saw a bear market coming upfront.

 

Why ETH might never rise again:

There is a great possibility that the price of Ethereum might never rise again, At least not to the figures it earlier achieved. One of the reasons for this is the rising popularity of other blockchain platforms such as TRON who are direct competitors to ETH and some are even performing a lot better than Ethereum. The overall development of ETH blockchain seems to be quite slow and thus people have started to adopt other blockchains which are more suitable for their products and perform better than the Ethereum blockchain.

 

Another big reason why Ethereum might not rise again is the end of the ICO era. The number of initial coin offerings has seen a tremendous decrease last year and even lower this year. Also, the interest of investors has shifted from Initial Coin Offerings now as they do not see a safe and profitable future in investing in ICOs. As one of the major reasons for the rise of ETH was the ICO market and now with the end of the ICO era, Ethereum might never see those robust bulls again.

 

The following article is not financial advice. Readers are requested to do their own research and analysis before making any investment decisions in the cryptocurrency market which is highly volatile.

 

What do you feel about the future of Ethereum? Tell us in the comments section below.

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Ethereum is not a Security: SEC Chairman confirms Commission Staff Analysis

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Jay Clayton, the Chairman of the SEC and an American attorney gave confirmation on the Commission Staff’s Analysis that said that cryptocurrencies such as Ethereum are not securities.

 

Ethereum like tokens are not securities:

The SEC chairman has responded to a letter signed which was signed by Tedd Budd and several other colleagues after asking that whether the policy that would put forward last year by William Hinman, the director of the Divison of Corporate Finance should be regarded as the policy of the SEC or just a judgment of the Securities and Exchange Commission’s staff.

Jay Clayton responded to the letter by stating that he agrees to the statements of William Hinman that was made during the June 2018 speech that concern the digital tokens or cryptocurrencies. He said that he agrees that if a digital token is offered as security is not fixed (static). It might be offered first as security as it might meet the definition of an instrument contract, however, the position might change over time if the digital token is offered in a manner that does not represent that definition anymore. He agreed with William Hinman’s clarification about how the digital token might not represent the definition of an instrument contract.

 

The response letter by SEC Chairman Jay Clayton:

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