mining pools – Reorgs and MEV in Bitcoin


Recently one of the altcoin that has lot of other issues is in news because of MEV (Miner Extractable Value). Honestly I don’t care if someone exploits it or it affects the altcoin in any other way. However, one of the developer who is regularly involved in Bitcoin development and related discussions tweeted that same can be done for Bitcoin. I am not sure about this and interested to know if the things mentioned in below tweets are true:

you could do this in a similar manner on BTC to how it is done here in Eth — it still requires running special software to do.

yes — it’s the same as how you’d do it in eth.
You run a special MEV client that looks for this

Mega thread which has all the information about MEV and reorgs:

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