=?utf-8?Q?Re:_[spam]_People_posting_dangerously_to_list, _was_Re:_=E2=80=9CIntercon=E2=80=9D, _decentralised_social_and_economic_systems_of_the_future?=
coderman at protonmail.com
Fri May 7 15:16:14 PDT 2021
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hello Karl, replies below as usual :)
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On Friday, May 7, 2021 2:56 AM, Karl Semich <0xloem at gmail.com> wrote:
> This person posted a complete design for crucial freedom technology
> and signed their real name to it, with no associated implementation.
> We badly, badly need such technology, and people have been designing
> things like it for many years now, without successfully getting
> their implementations used.
> Why are people still publishing designs without implementations in
> disruptive channels, after all these years?
there is always a tension between publicity and privacy in this
situations. you want participants to help with the projecy, but
you don't want detractors or malicious individuals drawing focus
away from getting work done.
in the ideal world, a decentralized reputation system would
scrutinize potential members before incorporating them into a
group. in practice, we always seem to rely on real-world
networks and digital groups with poor reputation metrics.
overall, i think the benefits of publicity outweight the
potential harms. it's better to be open!
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