[cryptography] Crypto-economics metadiscussion

Nathan Loofbourrow njloof at gmail.com
Tue Jun 14 00:54:13 EDT 2011


On Mon, Jun 13, 2011 at 9:40 PM, Peter Gutmann <pgut001 at cs.auckland.ac.nz>wrote:

> Marsh Ray <marsh at extendedsubset.com> writes:
>
> >I 'aint no self-appointed moderator of this list and I do find the subject
> of
> >economics terribly interesting, but maybe it would make sense to willfully
> >confine the scope of our discussion of Bitcoin and other virtual
> currencies
> >to the crypto side of it.
>
> Absolutely.  We need a virtual Perry.


What if we created a peer-to-peer network for approving posts by
timestamping approvals and hashing them into a chain of proof-of-work? Then
we can all compete to moderate the list by application of CPU power.

n
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