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Re: Regulatory Considerations running an ILP node (Re: [Ledger] Bootstrapping Interledger)

From: Ken Griffith <kengriffith@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 10 Nov 2016 18:08:37 -0500
To: public-interledger@w3.org
Message-ID: <dd4cf020-e545-0be3-7718-861a5e7c5482@gmail.com>
 > The value being traded exists somewhere at all times and its location
 > and owner must be known at every step in the transaction.

That is the fundamental weakness of an open system like Interledger. 
The regulators will never allow a regulated node to connect to the 
unregulated nodes.  Maybe in 50 years this will be possible.  But the 
world we live in today is bogged down with AML rules.
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