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Re: Interledger Payments Community Group

From: Arie Yehuda Levy Cohen <arielevycohen@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 6 Oct 2015 11:40:52 -0400
Message-ID: <CAJ+R0wSpDdJeSRCFz_ho0fOO96AsREscfUAy89g6CEXPsciK9g@mail.gmail.com>
To: Adrian Hope-Bailie <adrian@hopebailie.com>
Cc: Web Payments IG <public-webpayments-ig@w3.org>, Web Payments CG <public-webpayments@w3.org>
Bravo and good luck finding a CHAIR Adrian~!!

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On Tue, Oct 6, 2015 at 10:49 AM, Adrian Hope-Bailie <adrian@hopebailie.com>
wrote:

>
> *UPDATE*
> 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>
> wrote:
>
>> 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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