Idena hard fork announcement: Mining rewards based on Quadratic staking

Dear Idena community,
We plan to release a new version of the Idena node on August 23, 2022
This will be a hard fork that includes the following changes.

1. IIP-5

Change the block reward distribution so that instead of a fixed mining reward, the block proposer and block validators are paid in proportion to their stake to the power of 0.9. The proposed change affects only mining rewards distribution and does not affect the consensus mechanism, which implies equality of votes when verifying blocks according to the principle: one node = one vote.
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