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by drllau
Sun Apr 27, 2014 10:52 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Net Neutrality - things are about to get seroiuse
Replies: 29
Views: 6429

Re: Net Neutrality - things are about to get seroiuse

... believes that all companies' traffic should be treated equally, and if ISPs are in the business of providing the web service, they should do just that in aggregate —and not pick winners and losers based on the fees they're willing to pay. OK, now the issue is becoming clearer ... to my mind thi...
by drllau
Sun Apr 27, 2014 3:49 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Net Neutrality - things are about to get seroiuse
Replies: 29
Views: 6429

Re: Net Neutrality - things are about to get seroiuse

Interesting background ... but are the namecoin community advocating an Equal or Equitable outcome? ... see attached cartoon as to the difference ... sometimes when trying to communicate a negotiating posture, a conceptual figure/diagram can help simplify the debate (even if technically erroneous). ...
by drllau
Fri Apr 25, 2014 12:43 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Is there any way to implement the namecoin protocol to:
Replies: 5
Views: 1382

Re: Is there any way to implement the namecoin protocol to:

And about shares One of the advantages could be that when you hold a nmc-share made of 0.01 nmc you actually have something of value, unlike those shares on cryptostocks that are nothing more than thin air. Or if you don't want the shares to have any value (you don't want your shares be dumped on a...
by drllau
Fri Apr 25, 2014 5:54 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Is there any way to implement the namecoin protocol to:
Replies: 5
Views: 1382

Re: Is there any way to implement the namecoin protocol to:

Register a trademark Could I register a namecoin that registers a brand? Register a patent Could I register a namecoin that proves date of Invention? Register a contract Could I register a namecoin that proves 2 signatures and terms/conditions? Register property Could I register a namecoin that con...
by drllau
Fri Apr 25, 2014 5:38 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Logo Iteration
Replies: 38
Views: 9082

Re: Logo Iteration

don't know whether it is significant but purple (though this is more bluish than purple) has connotations of mystery, wierd, and strangeness.
by drllau
Thu Apr 24, 2014 2:48 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: ICANN new domain name .pid
Replies: 7
Views: 2163

Re: ICANN new domain name .pid

It may be an access/point for very specific purposes. To give an example, I was working through the nature of authority/power in a decentralised ICT co-operative. For example, we want to ensure that discounts only accrue to members or affiliates. firstly the .nz indicates a particular jurisdiction g...
by drllau
Wed Apr 23, 2014 3:43 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Madsafe(safecoin), a new concurrent or a new application ?
Replies: 9
Views: 2201

Re: Madsafe(safecoin), a new concurrent or a new application

wow ... the "crowd"-funding sounds like an edge case for regulatory supervision ... most advanced countries have laws on prizes, lotteries and general financial raising just because of the potential for scams and market failures (pump & dump is economic tort or outright fraud in some cases). It also...
by drllau
Tue Apr 22, 2014 1:05 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Name squatting
Replies: 12
Views: 2739

Re: Name squatting

I think if you have squatted other peoples names, then you should approach that person and give the name to the person, and use the situation to advertize namecoin/bitdomains. If you are trying to sell the name to the person with the same name, I would call this ABUSE, pure and simple. on the other...
by drllau
Sat Mar 08, 2014 10:32 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: FYI: Energy backed money
Replies: 1
Views: 504

FYI: Energy backed money

Some interesting articles on this topic (given that cryptocurrencies are electricity hogs)

http://www.energybackedmoney.com/

http://eddiesblogonenergyandphysics.blo ... -gold.html
by drllau
Sat Mar 01, 2014 1:42 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Namecoin listed in 21 things that will ......
Replies: 1
Views: 543

Re: Namecoin listed in 21 things that will ......

I'm glad they mentioned smart contracts. But what puzzles me is that last I heard, the author/proponent was working for google so I would have liked to hear something more tangible. Now it may all be a skunkworks project with go-lang being syntactically pristine as a language foundation to deploy it...