-----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- Hash: SHA256 On 02/12/2015 03:20 PM, Natanael wrote: > Multisignature notaries need to convince people to select them. > They want to know that even with collateral, their funds won't be > temporarily locked up and unspendable for days at a time. > > What services would miners provide here, do you think? > >> Well, sure. It's the same model governments use and is why being >> a money > transmitter in the USA is so difficult: you need to put up large > sums of money as collateral and have your fingerprints taken 48 > times. Then you can start advertising to get customers! > > Obviously you need to have collateral to provide collateral. Can't > make cryptographic verifiable guarantees if you don't have the > resources to back them.
tl;dr: Bitcoin users aren't getting very excited about somebody's pet hub-and-spoke project, so they decide to distribute a patch that will change Bitcoin's behavior such that people are forced to adopt them. Scorched earth, indeed. - -- Support online privacy by using email encryption whenever possible. Learn how here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bakOKJFtB-k -----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE----- iQIcBAEBCAAGBQJU3McnAAoJECpf2nDq2eYjxI8P/iClVQKNhGPr0K4D8KktUDUS CB8Gu6Rg4VqgjzwhSd1AD1CAhSkxRRgNfHOkxeu2n1wA/fs9V/x66W9G33OyHvf4 1M+BwkiNszxvfxvZVkXyPa/eqa8/alIs1jEhb19dBRn6sJ6EQyca93PG00wDhhRU JbHeYj2pYYMuu+xRpJWhRdUOpJOsLu5E9XMocS12wun7+zQCs4QfoLVcGhMv3+Ug iS3/H1NNQJegIFMQzgi5hr7CxClZ+MrsLDO7MBEZknjr0toEJXe7c5Logwc3oF8h klhFeSnhexCHNeDSGKDhG89hrgWPSDDuuyMRa3e3L4xsT2zAFcsmw0ScCmyNSto4 gUCy1gQsShDJSvsYvqjJkOcL5UfP2WLQiVJecpblf1R/tgjC0SsBoPeRMT/DeSjV xpcjUrAUzkIBuEcunFarkt7wBvL/4pvGnbYcx3uW2YX50oO7LjCcgwJLMW4ecsvn zAoc+aXqeORo2SAI3tTJKqpnn5K2k7DVTiFt1vzHVR7OxnKa/+sXk+bCkQi9/dAL bWjiBUV8hXBVIt0UBgj7Q5wgQSoAXI0D816GIA2Qb9XQfmpRb8QTmf9kQ1DrcV68 Qt1KOHPY1yCynqLMxN3ONWu4JMF+YYwrxx47Gg7wSJr5q70mHNlLljfnfb5PNLtS J6t2/QfPTMmyN3V6xkbU =hna5 -----END PGP SIGNATURE-----
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