Distributed Autonomous Organizations involve crypto-tokens, which confer to its holders special rights. Should launching a DAO be considered a security offering?
Hong Coin is launching a decentralized managed capital fund modeled after TheDAO. In Hong Coin’s approach, all funds will be managed by a professional team, with final investments voted on by the Hong Coin token holders.
City governments are often accused of being opaque, inefficient, and unaccountable. Blockchain technology could improve urban governance–at the very least, help us rethink it.
Voting on the Ethereum Hard Fork has begun. Many expect the community to support it.
The proposed soft fork to recover DAO funds may be vulnerable, forcing the community to consider a hard fork. Meanwhile, the community is debating the long-term fallout of both the attack and a fork.
A hacker has stolen over 30% of The DAO. The community is considering a hard fork to stop the damage, raising issues of security, governance, and political philosophy that underlie cryptocurrency projects.
Peerplays, aiming to be a global decentralized casino, distributed 20% of its Peerplays tokens in a pre-sale that ended June 13th and has submitted a proposal to The DAO to sell another 20% of its tokens in exchange for $1.2 million.
A quick review of major recent developments in the cryptocurrency world.