Validators are critical for maintaining the integrity, value, and trustworthiness of data within the network.


  • Verify user data within DLPs according to standards set by DLP owners.

  • Use Vana’s Proof-of-Contribution system to assess data legitimacy and value.

  • Participate in the Nagoya Consensus to ensure consistent and accurate data scoring.

  • Perform accurate and consistent data evaluations and disincentivize bad actors through slashing.

  • Evaluate the performance of other validators to maintain network integrity.

  • Back evaluations with personal stake to ensure accuracy and reliability.

  • Respond to queries from data consumers, including decrypting data and validating results.

Data Validators earn DLP token rewards for accurate and consistent data evaluations.

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