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Re: Tradehill Bitcoin exchange shut down for 2nd time in 2 years

From: pindar wong <pindar.wong@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 9 Sep 2013 10:14:29 +0800
Message-ID: <CAM7BtUoHQOSaTWmJ1zN2JxX6+PSSB7+Dk_CMHkJ2uGv_a7S2bA@mail.gmail.com>
To: Joseph Potvin <jpotvin@opman.ca>
Cc: Web Payments CG <public-webpayments@w3.org>
consensus by exhaustion.

Not a technical issue, but I wonder what other 'civil code'-base might be
worth exploring...perhaps something in the EU/Asia?


On Mon, Sep 9, 2013 at 9:56 AM, Joseph Potvin <jpotvin@opman.ca> wrote:

> [snip]
> Our concerns need to extend beyond what might actually be contrary to
> existing laws/regulation, to include what may simply be
> perceived/portrayed to be so even if technically sound. In general,
> one needs to assume that well-funded yet frivolous and/or vexatious
> legal challenges can be extremely "successful" when the complaintant's
> objective is just to waste the target's resources for a decade, never
> to actually "win" in the end on substantive merit.

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