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

From: Joseph Potvin <jpotvin@opman.ca>
Date: Mon, 9 Sep 2013 07:52:03 -0400
Message-ID: <CAKcXiSrsQxTmTNjKWmr6cSH7CUxaUSpcXQPwoDGFMTt-xp1ZHQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: pindar wong <pindar.wong@gmail.com>
Cc: Web Payments CG <public-webpayments@w3.org>
RE: "Not a technical issue"

These issues are technical in law. They set some of the business
requirements for the application layer. There will be battles about
these business requirements because they really matter.

Joseph Potvin

On Sun, Sep 8, 2013 at 10:14 PM, pindar wong <pindar.wong@gmail.com> wrote:
> 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?
>
> p.
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> 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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>
> [snip]
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