The MEV Letter #4

The MEV Letter is a weekly collection of papers, articles and resources related to MEV. The intention of this letter is to provide a comprehensive summary of the latest research, discussions, and developments in the space, with links for further reading.

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  • Mempool-dumpster by Chris Hager and Anton is a WIP application that dumps mempool transactions from EL nodes, and archives them in Parquet and CSV format.
  • RFP: Block Bidding Economics on MEV-boost by is an open RFP that aims to address concerns related to the centralization of block production on Ethereum, particularly by top builders who have proprietary information and competitive advantages.
  • Seal 911 is a Telegram bot created by samczsun and a group of whitehats, auditors, and security leaders to help facilitate responsible disclosure and getting in touch with trusted members of the security community during emergencies.
  • Builder-auction-stats by @CometShock and @0xvanbeethoven is an WIP approach to collect MEV-Boost Builder Auction data, store it in a PostgreSQL database, and generate analytics using the collected data.

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