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General information and FAQs related to Lido.

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What is Lido?

Lido is a liquid staking solution that allows users to stake their ETH to acquire stETH - Lido's liquid equivalent version of staked ETH.
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How does Lido work?

Lido allows users to receive staking rewards in real-time.
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What is liquid staking?

Liquid staking allows users to earn staking rewards whilst maintaining a liquid variant of their stake.
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How is Lido secure?

Lido is open-source and audited.
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Do Ethereum staking rewards with Lido compound?

Ethereum staking rewards with Lido do not compound. True compounding on Ethereum is not possible until withdrawals on ETH2 are enabled.
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What is the difference between liquid staking & self-staking?

Liquid staking eliminates many inconveniences associated with self-staking.
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What are the risks of staking with Lido?

Smart contract and slashing risks exist when staking with Lido.
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What are penalties?

Penalties are placed on validators who misbehave.
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Where can I find information on audits?

Audits can be found on Lido's Github.
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What is the Lido Insurance Fund used for?

A Lido Insurance Fund may be used for various reasons.
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Who are the team members and founders?

Lido consists of a DAO that includes various members with different backgrounds.
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