What is mev anyway?
An introduction to the existential
threat facing all blockchains
The concept of MEV has sparked a significant amount of interest and concern in the blockchain community, and this paper aims to shed light on what it is and why it matters. We will begin by examining the fundamental principles of MEV, followed by an overview of its prevalence in the Ethereum ecosystem. Through the examination of real-world examples, we will delve deeper into the mechanics of MEV and its potential consequences.