Hi everyone, it's been a while! Here is a double-edition of our latest transparency report. As you can imagine, we've been busy.
Flashbots’ last two months have been packed.
In May and June 2021 Flashbots strengthened and moved forward our network, successfully releasing v0.2 and with it improved auction pricing as well as bundle merging.
April 2021 was a month of tremendous adoption, experimentation and learning from the community for Flashbots.
The good, the bad, and the ugly of MEV.
Sandwiching, Fairness, and EIP-1559
The first Flashbots bundle was mined in block 11550019 on Dec-29–2020 04:33:22 PM UTC, kicking off what is poised to be the year of MEV.