“Fake” block producers like “EOS Cleaner” are propped up by whales, and undermine the security of the EOS network. DutchEOS created a tool to monitor availability of public endpoints, and it shows that EOS Cleaner has been absent for days already.
To be eligible as a Block Producer, candidates sign the BP Agreement in which they promise to provide public endpoints in order to maintain a healthy ecosystem. EOS Cleaner has clearly been ignoring these duties, all while enjoying a healthy income from their top position.
Do your part to support a healthy EOS ecosystem, and vote! Here’s our list of top Block Producers to get you started.