> did we need the hard fork to protect ethereum from being exploited or just to recover the DAO tokens?

It’s the former. I understand your position, and it’s interesting to notice that the fork was only possible because the funds were locked inside a child dao, so a theft like bitifinex would not be reversible in Ethereum either. I don’t think forking for this reason is a scalable solution and I doubt we will see it again.

My point was mostly about the blaming and pointing of fingers, I don’t think it’s 100% the DAO coder’s and investors fault — even thought we can disagree on the solution.

Designer, Ethereum Foundation, Mist Browser.

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