Proxies are Ethereum addresses in the Urbit HD Wallet system that have limited powers. They are lower-powered "siblings" of the ownership key, which has the sole power to transfer the assigned Urbit identity. Using Bridge, you can change the Ethereum addresses used for your proxies.

There are three types of proxy.

The management proxy can configure or set Arvo networking keys and conduct sponsorship-related operations.

The voting proxy can cast votes on behalf of its assigned point on new proposals, including changes to Ecliptic. The voting proxy is unique to galaxies, since only power galaxies have seats in the Senate.

Creates new child points given Ethereum address. For stars and galaxies only.

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