Paper on Assassination Markets

Karl gmkarl at
Fri Oct 2 02:48:33 PDT 2020

The obvious optimization of prediction markets is to make one for
profitable predictions, and to use the resulting money for direct power.

The guy runn1ng it offered invites in the bsv slack this morning.

On Tue, Sep 29, 2020, 6:08 PM b. water <benwater at> wrote:

> Ever since I've read the Assassination Politics essay, my perspective of
> the world has changed: at last, a tool to create an anarcho-capitalist
> society!
> Alas, I've been dismayed by the lack of progress since it was first
> published. Little interest, very few serious publications, and still no
> running assassination market!
> Since I'm not a developer I can't really create one, but I've written a
> paper on assassination markets that I think could have some mainstream
> appeal, by reconciling the AP idea with more palatable concepts such as
> self defense and the NAP.
> I'd love to have your feedback on this paper.
> The draft of the paper (pdf) can be accessed here:
> If you have any question please let me know.
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