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Aragon Governance Proposal Vote #1, the Final Hours

Author John Light on Jan 23
Aragon Governance Proposal (AGP) Vote #1, the first vote held under the recently ratified Aragon Governance Proposal Process, began on January 24, 2019 at 00:00 UTC, leaving you a few hours to vote at the time of publishing.
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An Operational Framework for DAOs Blockchains Are Not Companies A Fully Compliant Global DAO
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Author William Mougayar on Feb 04, 2015 Author Dean Eigenmann on Sept 03 Author Moresh Kokane on Nov 04
An Operational Framework for Decentralized Autonomous Organizations. A few thought leaders and visionaries explained the theory and vision of DAOs/DACs, but missing from the literature are real experiences and a deeper dive into the realities of operating a DAO. Certainly not all DAOs will be born by following a cookbook. And there will be variations and shades of purity in DAO principles, for practical purposes. The flaws of shareholder voting and blockchain governance. This post mainly addresses blockchain governance. It was written mainly with blockchains in mind rather than blockchain based protocols. However, points made can be applied to both. This concept paper describes how a global DAO may be implemented in a fully regulated manner. A Decentralized Autonomous Organisation or a DAO is one of the holy grails of blockchain technology. It promises to unlock the full potential of Blockchain in a real world scenario. Here is an excerpt from the Ethereum whitepaper itself.
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Blockchain Ownership DAOdigest #1 "On Governance..."
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Author Alpen Sheth on Nov 12 Author Jack Laing on Dec 04 Author Rocco on Dec 05
Patents, open source and beyond. tl;dr: What’s behind any digital token, asset, or contract is a package of rights — how we assign and interpret these rights is at the heart of blockchain governance Our favorite stories covering the future of work and decentralized governance. Uber grapples with employment rights. Holacracies approach a union with DAOs. A collective corporation sets an example. And IBM’s Red Hat acquisition hints at something bigger. On Governance: Coordination, Layers, and Structural Integrity. “Governance” has recently been echoed quite frequently, as more individuals realize how large a role process plays in upgrading ‘decentralized’ protocols. Vlad Zamfir, for example, has written plenty of primers over time on governance and what it means to stakeholders (encapsulating all users) in the control, hopefully, of a public good.
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Self-management Meets Decentralization The Challenger's Dilemma How Open is Too Open?
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Author Greaterthan on Dec 21 Author William George on Dec 21 Author Lane Rettig on Dec 30
Intersections create friction, and that's where innovation happens. One intersection that we've been taking a close look at this year is between the human and technological side of participatory governance. While technology may have some answers, we think that the importance and complexity of making the human and 'cultural' side work, is often underestimated. Decentralized Law Enforcement. A lot of thought has been put into how to incentivize the jurors to take the time to properly judge a given case, so that the coherent ruling is also likely to be the honest ruling. Indeed, the Kleros appeal system is built in such a way that jurors should remain incentivized to put in this time even as there is the possibility that appeals pull in more and more jurors. On transparency, governance, and the challenge of keeping Ethereum alive. A political storm is brewing in Ethereum over the question of transparency. How are decisions about the protocol made? Who is responsible for those decisions? What obligation do those decision makers have to be transparent about the processes that go into that decision making, and how much of that process needs to be transparent?
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DAO & The Future of Content Resources for Decentralised Organising Aragon Wants You!
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Author Alexandre Rouxel on Jan 09 Author Richard D. Bartlett on Jan 10 Author Alison Berreman on Jan 10
Thinking about contents as DAOs. The DAO landscape is going through a cambrian-explosion era. Most of the time, we think of DAOs as organizations such as companies, associations, cooperatives but less frequently as contents such as video-games, books, software or songs. Resources for decentralised organising. I recently asked on Twitter and on a mailing list for examples of decentralised organisations that have a public, transparent, well-documented handbook that explains how they work (e.g. decision making, roles, communications tools, etc). The response was overwhelming so I’ve digested it into this page. Aragon Wants You! (To Help Decentralize Its Governance Process) Aragon wants to offer a neutral, decentralized digital jurisdiction for DAOs. As it stands, it appears plenty of folks are hungry to build organizations on Aragon’s stack, but there is less interest in participating in the governance of the network. If decentralization is to be achieved, that needs to change.
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Aragon Q4 Development Update Governance of Blockchain Ecosystems
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Authors Brett Sun and Tatu Kärki on Jan 10 Author MintBit on Jan 16
The progress of development from the fourth quarter of 2018. The fourth quarter of 2018, spanning the months of October to December, was all about shipping, iterating, and then more shipping. The period also coincided with many breakthroughs on our research, from scalable on-chain voting to a crystallization of the first version of the Aragon Network. When is decentralised Governance feasible? When is it inevitable? Invisible rules govern our everyday lives. You don’t walk on the road because the consequences (being run over by a car) don’t outweigh the benefits (more room for pedestrians). ‘Bad’ behaviour is disincentivised (fines, horrible death), even as compliant ‘good’ behaviour might be moderately annoying (trailing people competing for slowest walking pace).
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