There are largely 2 schools of thought when it comes to approaching the MEV problem
- 1.Offense - MEV is here to stay so let's find a way to extract and democratize it.
- 2.Defense - MEV is bad so let's try to prevent it.
Projects like Automata Network are in the Defense camp where the solution Conveyor ingests transactions and outputs transactions in a determined order. This creates a front-running-free zone that removes the chaos of transaction reordering.
To further explain, we have put different approaches into 3 categories: