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Does the Radix Foundation Stake its Own XRD Holdings? To Which Validators?

Yes,  responsible XRD holders should stake their XRD to good validator nodes as greater stake provides greater protection for the network against Sybil attacks – and so the Radix Foundation (and its subsidiaries) stakes tokens for the same reason.

A portion of these tokens are delegated to nodes operated by Radix Token (Jersey) Limited, which may, as a result, be selected as part of the validator set

The Radix Foundation subsidiaries aim to stake a total quantity of XRD to Radix Tokens (Jersey) Limited -operated nodes that are no more than 25% of the total XRD staked at any given time. This is well short of the 33.3% threshold which would confer the ability to disrupt the network (even by accident) and make clear that control of the network always belongs in the hands of a decentralized community.

In the rare event that the subsidiaries are required to stake to community nodes, any staking above the 25% level is intended to be distributed across the broadest possible selection of validator nodes that they believe are trustworthy and performant. 

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