Filecoin's latest network upgrade, which allows miners to claim some block rewards without waiting on a vesting schedule, has just gone live.
- The upgrade comes with the FIP-004 proposal – an implementation that increases a miner’s ability to reinvest the network's FIL token by making 25% of mining rewards available with no vesting.
- Previously, block rewards were doled out over a 180-day period; now, FIP-004 miners are able to receive 25% right away with the other 75% to be vested over the next six months.
- The upgrade also included a new network version, reducing the need to rerun flaky tests and adding additional logging to reduce syncing issues.
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