What enables MEV? Should we be concerned? Or excited by MEV?
Hey, just wanted to commend you on the in-depth exploration of MEV and its ramifications on the blockchain industry. Your insights provides a valuable perspective on the complexity of MEV and its interactions with DeFi protocols.
However, I did notice a potential oversight in the section discussing the "Dark Forest" example (i.e. Interference of a User’s Transaction). Labeling the scenario where an MEV bot preempts a user to exploit funds from an exposed smart contract as "Positive" might be counterintuitive - at least from my point of view. While from the perspective of the MEV bot operator, this action is advantageous, the outcome certainly seems negative for the broader ecosystem. Might be a minor oversight, but I thought it was worth highlighting as others might find it confusing. Hope this helps and looking forward to your future posts. Keep up the good work!