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Re: Suggestion: Remove "non-fiat money" from the draft Web Payments IC Charter

From: Manu Sporny <msporny@digitalbazaar.com>
Date: Mon, 08 Sep 2014 21:28:20 -0400
Message-ID: <540E57B4.1090400@digitalbazaar.com>
To: Joseph Potvin <jpotvin@opman.ca>, Melvin Carvalho <melvincarvalho@gmail.com>
CC: public-webpaymentsigcharter <public-webpaymentsigcharter@w3.org>, Web Payments CG <public-webpayments@w3.org>
On 09/01/2014 12:30 PM, Joseph Potvin wrote:
> RE: Doesn’t fiat imply government?
> 
> If what's intended in that section of the Charter is to say
> "stateless currencies", then some variant of this phrase would be
> better. But would "Berkshares" that (I think) involve a regional
> government and some municipalites in Massachussetts be inside our
> outside that concept? http://www.berkshares.org/community_industry

+1 to removing non-fiat.

Perhaps changing it to "private currencies"?

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Private_currency

-- manu

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