Aug 22, 2021 - 9 min
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Self-policing brought the heist to an end but left key questions behind. The unique saga culminated with the hacker behind the Poly Network heist giving much of the money back, after "centralised exchanges and miners, which process crypto transactions, were called to step in to stop the supposed robber from pulling the funds further out of grasp." However, many enthusiasts and investors of the technology were left feeling uneasy about that. Adam Samson examines why.