It's happened! 150 million votes was reached and the chain has become activated. Block Producers are now producing blocks, and all the features of the chain are now operational!
The snapshot that was taken in the previous stage of the launch timeline has been analyzed and confirmed. What goes into the genesis blocks, and where that information is pulled from will have to be agreed upon. This will enable groups to validate the work of the Boot node, to ensure that byte-for-byte, the chain is exactly as it should be.
Lately, we have been very busy helping the community to build an open network that will spearhead EOS into the world.
With the launch of the mainnet of EOS looming within the upcoming hours, Block.one has just released the EOSIO v1.0 software. EOS Canada, alongside Block Producers and community members across the globe, will start pouring through the lines of code.
Block.one conducted the longest token distribution ever done, lasting a staggering 350 days! They have reportedly raised over $4 Billion USD! The final period ended June 1st, 2018 at 23:00 UTC. Crowdsale of EOS Tokens is Now Closed!