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Re: Interledger Payments Community Group

From: Adrian Hope-Bailie <adrian@hopebailie.com>
Date: Tue, 6 Oct 2015 15:49:17 +0100
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To: Web Payments IG <public-webpayments-ig@w3.org>, Web Payments CG <public-webpayments@w3.org>
The Interledger Payments CG has been formed.
You can join here: https://www.w3.org/community/interledger/join

On 6 October 2015 at 15:29, Adrian Hope-Bailie <adrian@hopebailie.com>

> Hi all,
> Today I proposed the formation of the Interledger Payments Community Group:
> https://www.w3.org/community/blog/2015/10/06/proposed-group-interledger-payments-community-group/
> This is an evolution of the work that began at the face to face meeting of
> the Web Payments IG in New York when we discussed the idea of Web
> Settlement.
> In the time since June we have taken the feedback provided and put
> together a comprehensive technical whitepaper that proposes a neutral and
> open protocol for asset transfer over the Web.
> The goal is simple, connecting existing and emerging payment networks
> (ledgers) using a protocol that would allow payments to be made from any
> entity to any other entity irrespective of the payment instrument or
> account the sender and receiver hold.
> As an example, imagine Alice wishes to send money to Bob but Alice wants
> to use her credit card and Bob wants to accept Bitcoin. The Interledger
> Protocol proposes a way to achieve this using a competitive marketplace of
> counterparties such that Alice can easily find the best way to charge her
> credit card and for Bob to receive his Bitcoins without either being at
> risk of losing their money.
> There is a lot of work to be done to discuss this proposal and begin
> developing the standards necessary to realize it. I believe that the right
> forum for this will be the Interledger Payments Community Group so I invite
> you to support the group and sign-up as a participant.
> More information on the whitepaper and the problem are on
> http://interledger.org
> Adrian
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