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Re: UN peacekeepers 'barter goods for sex' - BBC News

From: Timothy Holborn <timothy.holborn@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 06 Apr 2017 14:39:06 +0000
Message-ID: <CAM1Sok0Gysxi-kG5dZXfK75uUQq-Bee1w3LMF270gwHBN3ks7A@mail.gmail.com>
To: Andrew Bransford Brown <andrewbb@gmail.com>
Cc: W3C Credentials Community Group <public-credentials@w3.org>, Web Payments CG <public-webpayments@w3.org>
um...  The problem is quite significant, and it is important not to
over-simplify the problem and/or the solution for it.

Andrew Macleod spoke about this problem at the 'Trust Factory' event.  Some
links about him: Andrew Macleod
<https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OEy4ZJ4q7vA> Mining & Impact Capital
<https://vimeo.com/124909602>,  TED Development Investment
<https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QW-tJflFoE4>, Terrorism & Global Affairs

Search using the following keywords for more info:

   - "United Nations" "food for sex"
   - "United Nations" "sexual abuse"
   - "United Nations" "child rape"
   - "United Nations" pedophilia

With respect to 'modern slavery', i also highlight:
https://www.wearethorn.org/ noting that whilst the position of this video
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lBZdRe8cheQ&feature=youtu.be&t=1h8m21s is
another important problem to solve, that the broader video will help you
understand the scope of these sorts of problems...

If Facebook, Google, etc. want to Manage ID and do the biometric analysis
so they can use facial recognition for commercial purposes as though
they're process is making the best opportunities for humans on the planet.  I
think, well. they're not serving vulnerable people very well.  a very high
opportunity cost put upon humanity in exchange for 'free' services (on paid

'rethinking good guys vs. bad guys'...   great concept.

I've been working for years in poverty on global open standards
technologies that are difficult to commercialise for people such as
myself.  That kinda makes me an investor, but we don't have the
'blockchain' for that either, yet.

People should be rewarded more for doing the right thing than they are for
knowingly doing otherwise. The example provided above shows how deep the
rot has gone.  It's simply not acceptable.  knowledge economy should
enhance socio-economic participation whilst being provisioned in a 'dignity
enhancing' manner that supports most of all, safety, health and welfare.


On Fri, 7 Apr 2017 at 00:20 Andrew Bransford Brown <andrewbb@gmail.com>

> Ambiguity in contracts is the root problem.  People sign contracts they
> don't understand or get trapped, then resort to sex to pay it off.
> Predators take advantage of that naivety.  Language and cultural
> miscommunications are perpetuated to create contracts for that result.
> Solution
> A common language for all contracts and transactions.  It prevents
> ambiguity, provides accountability, transparency, and respects privacy.
> This is based on contract law and works in all languages and cultures for
> barter and currency transactions:
> Event-based smart contract to describe any contract or transaction.  It's
> precise enough for computers and human readable.  See the stock market
> examples and notice the identical data structure for both bid and ask.
> On Wed, Apr 5, 2017 at 11:52 PM, Timothy Holborn <
> timothy.holborn@gmail.com> wrote:
> Heres a problem worth fixing.
> http://www.bbc.com/news/world-33089662
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