On Fri, Jun 12, 2015 at 02:26:20PM -0400, Matt Whitlock wrote:
> On Friday, 12 June 2015, at 11:20 am, Mark Friedenbach wrote:
> > Peter it's not clear to me that your described protocol is free of miner
> > influence over the vote, by artificially generating transactions which they
> > claim in their own blocks
> Miners could fill their blocks with garbage transactions that agree with 
> their vote, but this wouldn't bring them any real income, as they'd be paying 
> their own money as fees to themselves. To get real income, miners would have 
> to vote in accordance with real users.

Exactly. I very explicitly am proposing that we consider giving users a
mechanism to pay for votes to give them a way to directly influence the


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