Tag: governance

Oct 04 2022

How Satoshi Nakamoto And Bitcoin Mirror The United States’ Founding Principles

The governance and origins of Bitcoin closely resemble those presented in the founding documents of the United States.This is an opinion editorial by Buck O Perley, a software engineer at Unchained Capital helping build bitcoin-native financial services.This is Part Two of a two-part article set that describes crypto-governance and the dangers of faction....

Oct 01 2022

Lessons To Consider When Building A Decentralized Future

What can we learn from the 18th century in regards to governance and power when designing a future built on Bitcoin?This is an opinion editorial by Buck O Perley, a software engineer at Unchained Capital helping build bitcoin- native financial services.This is part one of a two part article set that describes crypto-governance and the dangers of faction.PrefaceI originally...

Aug 11 2022

The Chopping Block: How to Manage MakerDAO, With Hasu and Rune – Ep.383

Welcome to The Chopping Block! Crypto insiders Haseeb Qureshi, Tom Schmidt, and Robert Leshner chop it up about the latest news in the digital asset industry. In this episode, Hasu, the gourmand of governance and Rune Christensen, chief mischief maker at MKR, discuss how to manage a DAO, their respective visions for MakerDAO, and much more....

Aug 04 2022

Uniswap DAO Considers Creating Uniswap Foundation

Aug 04 2022 Published at Crypto Briefing under tags  governance news uniswap

The Uniswap DAO is discussing the possibility of creating an independent Uniswap Foundation to work alongside Uniswap Labs on growing the protocol. Uniswap Foundation Proposal A new governance body for...

Jun 29 2022

Polkadot Unveils New On-Chain Governance Model

Jun 29 2022 Published at Crypto Briefing under tags  governance news polkadot

Polkadot founder Gavin Wood announced the new governance structure as part of the Polkadot Decoded 2022 conference. Polkadot Updates Governance Model Cryptos eighth-biggest blockchain is preparing to transform its governance...

Jun 27 2022

MakerDAO Rejects Proposal to Create Advisory Board

Jun 27 2022 Published at Crypto Briefing under tags  governance maker news

Today MakerDAO voted against installing an oversight unit that would have been charged with educating MKR holders about the complexities of future proposals. Choosing Between Decentralized Credit Facility and Efficient...

Jun 24 2022

Solend and Bancor Drama: Did These DAOs Violate the Ethos of Crypto? – Ep. 366

Jun 24 2022 Published at Unchained Podcast under tags  2022 bancor bitcoin blockchain crypto

Derek Hsue, cofounder at Reverie, discusses the recent controversial decisions by Solend DAO and Bancor, the importance of establishing processes for black swan events, and whether decentralized governance truly exists. Show highlights: what situation prompted Solend to feel it was in jeopardy what Solend DAO’s response was to that situation why Derek views it as “the nuclear option” why the proposal sparked an...

Jun 17 2022

Lido Seeks to Reform Voting With Dual Governance

Jun 17 2022 Published at Crypto Briefing under tags  analysis governance lido

The Lido community is discussing a potential change in governance that would utilize both of its main tokens. All Holders Could Have a Governance Role The Lido community's suggested approach...

May 18 2022

Early Voting on Terra Fork Reveals 85% Support

May 18 2022 Published at Crypto Briefing under tags  forks governance news terra

Terra governance is currently voting on whether to split the blockchain. So far, there is 85% support and 13% opposition. Terra Chain Split Gets 85% Support Earlier this week, Terraform...

Dec 20 2021

Oct 29 2021

Bitcoin And Biases — Bitcoin As ESG Money

On examination, we find that when discussing ESG in regards to bitcoin, the focus is far too often on the “E” and not the “SG.”Previous articles discussed the cognitive biases that affect bitcoin and biases around price and around group norms and...

Oct 13 2021

Aug 21 2021

Ethereum Founder States Token-Based Decentralized Governance Stops DeFi Sector From Growing

Ethereum Creator suggests “proof-of-participation” and “proof-of-humanity” as the alternatives for the present coin voting. However, there is more to DeFi than what is happening now, he asserts. Vitalik Buterin, the co-founder of Ethereum, has taken an in-depth assessment of the token-based decentralized government. He suggests that the present voting structure is defective. As a result, the governance may be a limiting factor to...

Aug 19 2021

Apr 15 2021

Yearn “Buyback and Build” Boosts YFI Token Price at Launch

The start of Yearn Finance's buyback program has already created a positive effect on the token's value as prices have surged 13% in the last 24 hours. Steady Growth, Healthy Finances Driving Yearn Rally Crypto...

Feb 17 2021

Ethereum’s Favorite Lossless Lottery Will Airdrop Its POOL Token Today

Feb 17 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  defi ethereum governance pooltogether tech

The distribution was designed to reward small depositors on PoolTogether who stayed in a long time.

Feb 03 2021

Taproot Update: Bitcoin Users Home In on Activation Plan, Date Still TBD

The meeting ended with rough consensus in favor of BIP8 (false), as well as with approval of two possible methods to put this BIP into motion.

Feb 02 2021

Yearn Finance Votes to Inflate YFI Token Supply by 20%

Feb 02 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  defi ethereum governance tech yearn finance

The vote to mint an additional 6,666 YFI in order to fund future development on the Yearn protocol has passed.

Jan 20 2021

‘Let’s Not Be Bitcoin’: Yearn Finance Considers Minting $200M in New YFI Tokens

Jan 20 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  defi governance tech yearn finance

Turns out the "no inflation" meme may not be here to stay.

Jan 11 2021

Aragon Acquires Voting Project Vocdoni to Flesh Out Decentralized Governance Stack

Jan 11 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  aragon business governance tech vocdoni

The Aragon Association has acquired Vocdoni, a decentralized voting project born out of the Catalan independence movement.

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