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by drllau
Sat Nov 23, 2013 1:54 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Secret Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement
Replies: 7
Views: 3405

Re: Secret Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement

@virtual_master wrote What do you think about the consequences for decentralized TLDs ? Firstly, it is a draft so a lot of the language/text is contentious within the negotiators ... but the biggest risk to namecoin is the criminalisation of activities which may not even be commercially motivated (e...
by drllau
Sat Nov 23, 2013 1:08 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: How Currencies Work 101
Replies: 7
Views: 2231

Re: How Currencies Work 101

@OddOne wrote Full title should be "How Currencies Work 101: Why Bitcoin/Namecoin will ultimately fail as currencies" but thread titles can't be that long. :D This is nuanced enough that I don't have time to go into background but as counter-factual, I'd point to this little research paper issued by...
by drllau
Sat Nov 23, 2013 12:44 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Namecoin foundation
Replies: 27
Views: 5651

Re: Namecoin foundation

@virtual_master wrote We need a real Namecoin Foundation not only a spending address. Whilst this is legally possible, it immediately centralises a lot of legal and fiscal activities. Conceptually what you are seeking is a trust-like structure where beneficiaries are the broader namecoin community. ...
by drllau
Fri Nov 22, 2013 11:42 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Autonomous Corporations, Namecoin mentioned
Replies: 4
Views: 1576

Re: Autonomous Corporations, Namecoin mentioned

What @virtual_master references in the article is more accurately labeled an unincorporated society at best (more community of interest) which covers clubs, fans, ad-hoc protests etc. A corporation which enjoys limited liability (which is usually the point of becoming incorporated) requires at least...
by drllau
Fri Nov 22, 2013 11:14 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Bitcoin Foundation - blacklists & .bit?
Replies: 3
Views: 1167

Re: Bitcoin Foundation - blacklists & .bit?

@virtual_master wrote Namecoin will always remain decentralized Hmmm ... not for the lack of effort otherwise The meeting in Seoul was the third annual attempt by governments to create a more formal and state-dominated place where the future of Internet governance can be discussed. In effect, it is ...