Aptos CEO Defends ‘Fair’ Tokenomics That Prompted Community Backlash

“It’s a difficult challenge to fairly reward those who have contributed to the ecosystem,” said Chief Technology Officer Avery Ching. “What you’re trying to do is identify unique individuals, and that is a very challenging problem in general. We’ve taken a tremendous amount of care to ensure that every recipient was unique, and on-chain specifically we made sure that every airdrop went to a specific address to ensure that you couldn’t double collect.”