Augur Overview

What is Augur?

A decentralized prediction market on the Ethereum network that enables users to create and trade "shares" representing a portion of the value of outcomes without relying on a company to create or manage these markets.

Main Features
Bet how much you want on sports, economics, world events and more
Augur Sportsbook
Augur Turbo
Automated market maker
Provide liquidity
Blockchains
Ethereum

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Frequently asked questions

Bounties are paid out in BTC, ETH, or REP after the submission has been validated by the Augur core developers. Proof of identity is required. The determination of eligibility, score, and all related terms of a bounty payout are at the sole and final discretion of the Augur core developers. Bug reports can be submitted anonymously, but anonymous submitters are not eligible for BTC/ETH/REP rewards. However, they can choose to donate their reward to charity or another cause. The bounty payment amounts are determined based on the severity level of the bug, assessed using the CVSS risk rating model. The severity levels and corresponding payment amounts are as follows:

  • Critical: up to $25,000
  • High: up to $5,000
  • Medium: up to $2,500
  • Low: up to $1,000
  • Note: up to $500

It is important to note that you are ineligible for bounty rewards if the vulnerability submitted is already known by the Augur core developers, if it's publicly disclosed before the completion of the bounty process, or if it's found to have been exploited on the main Ethereum network.

The Augur core developers will review your submission for eligibility, score, and all related terms of a bounty payout. They have the sole and final discretion in determining the outcome.

No, you cannot submit a bug report anonymously and be eligible for BTC/ETH/REP rewards. Proof of identity is needed for the submission to be validated by the Augur core developers. However, you can still submit a bug report anonymously, but you will not receive any rewards.

Patches, downloads, or updates are incorporated into the Augur client or Augur core protocol through the process of deploying smart contracts written in Solidity to the Ethereum blockchain. These updates can be made by the Augur core developers or any community members, developers, projects, or companies building on the Augur protocol. The Augur protocol is freely available for anyone to use and modify according to their needs.

No, the Forecast Foundation does not receive fees from the Augur protocol.

Yes, you can fork Augur and modify it to your own needs. Augur is a protocol that is freely available for anyone to use however they please.

Patches, downloads, or updates are incorporated into the Augur client or Augur core protocol through the process of submitting valid submissions against their master branches. For deployed versions of Augur's contracts on the Ethereum mainnet, the updates must be valid against those contracts. The Augur core developers encourage community members, security engineers, and hackers to help identify bugs in the Augur contracts and codebase through their Bug Bounty Program. Once the patches or updates are validated and approved, they can be incorporated into the Augur client or Augur core protocol.

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