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Democratically Mutable DAO: A proposition for a fairer blockchain governance

Author Mislav Javor on Feb 21
In my last article, I’ve discussed some of the most common types of blockchain tokens and the disadvantages of making everything a utility token. A critique is not worth much without offering a solution, so in this article I’ll focus on a legacy inspired company governance on the blockchain. How do you ensure both upgradeability and stability. In other words, how do you make sure that people who are using your contract have trust that the entire system they’ve put their livelihoods in won’t fall under their feet and simultaneously ensure that the contract is flexible enough to adapt to changing circumstances?
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Decentralized Governance Matters 2018 — The DAOs return
Author Matan Field on Feb 6 Author Cris C. on Jan 2
Blockchain Is a Decentralized Governance System. Blockchain hype is at an all-time high and many people anticipate the first decentralized application to reach the market and gain mass adoption. The term DAO (decentralized autonomous organization) is no longer esoteric. And hundreds of like-minded teams are building decentralized collaborative social news, insurance and investment platforms, numerous collaboration spaces, and even a couple of decentralized autonomous space agencies. Since the “hack” of The DAO, this organizational structure has not been much used, I believe partially because of the reputational damage it caused, and partially due to its intrinsic complexity, especially for those who are not familiar with decentralized governance and/or blockchain. Nevertheless, if 2017 has been the year for ICOs, 2018 may be the year for the DAO return.
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