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Polygon announces new governance model for Web3 revolution

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  • Polygon is reshaping its governance, aiming for a decentralized model inspired by Ethereum.
  • The new ‘Three Governance Pillars’ framework and PIP mechanism will manage key areas, encouraging community involvement.
  • This approach marks a major shift towards community-driven decision-making in the blockchain sector.

In an exciting development for the blockchain ecosystem, Polygon, a pioneer in Layer 2 chains, has announced its ambitious roadmap for Polygon 2.0. The cornerstone of this innovative plan is a radical revamp of their governance structure, as they aim to adopt a decentralized and community-driven approach inspired by Ethereum‘s successful model.

Community-centric governance: A new era

“We are proposing a forward-looking framework for decentralized ownership and decision-making over all Polygon protocols and the ecosystem,” Polygon’s team announced, placing stakeholders at the heart of their vision. This includes validators, dApp developers, and users invited to play a key role in shaping the governance framework.

The plan, inspired by Ethereum’s governance models, is two-pronged, focusing on the ‘Three Governance Pillars’ and the Polygon Improvement Proposal (PIP) framework. The ‘Three Governance Pillars’ will handle governance related to its core protocol, smart contracts, and community treasury. On the other hand, the PIP framework will facilitate system upgrades and support promising projects within the ecosystem.

Decentralization beyond technology

Polygon’s embrace of a more decentralized governance model underscores the broader trend of moving beyond decentralized technology to decentralized decision-making and control in the blockchain industry. But, what sets Polygon’s approach apart is its extensive focus on community involvement.

According to a blog post, the Polygon team elaborated on the mechanisms for community participation. The team has also published a series of forum posts for discussion and feedback, supplemented by community calls and public discussions. Furthermore, an interactive vision board has been introduced, providing a real-time and comprehensive repository of all ongoing discussions related to the Polygon 2.0 governance vision.

“During this process, we have received feedback on all components of the proposed governance vision from validators, users, infrastructure providers, dApp developers, and other ecosystem participants,” the Polygon team reported.

Looking ahead: The future of blockchain governance

As Polygon prepares to journey into this new phase of decentralized governance, they have positioned their project as a testament to the power of community-driven decision-making. This approach, they believe, will not only lead to a more resilient and adaptive network but also further the wider adoption and development of blockchain technology.

Polygon’s daring new approach to governance is more than just a shift in operations—it’s a daring leap into the future of the blockchain industry. As we wait to see the impact of their bold vision, one thing is clear: the dawn of Polygon 2.0 signifies an exciting new chapter in the evolution of blockchain governance.

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