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Mar 15, 2022Liked by Gabriel Shapiro, Gabriel Shapiro

This post was *so* overdue. Thank you for the clarifications. Everyone in 'crypto' should read this.

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Mar 15, 2022Liked by Gabriel Shapiro, Gabriel Shapiro

thanks ser 🙌🏻

have been thinking that pro-DAO law reform generally gets this mixed up. Much of the time it focuses on taking an assumed end result (basically a Wyoming-type DAO) and working backwards to that. My preference would instead be to ask questions like “is there any reason why a person ought not to be able to choose to contract with a [true] DAO?” “Is there any reason why participants in a [true] DAO ought not have their personal assets protected from any creditor of the DAO?” “Is it possible and desirable for those things to be recognised and protected, while preserving anonymity?”.

Answers to those questions might end up being policy-led but at least preserve the meaning of a DAO, rather than inserting a Discord group into a hedge fund structure.

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Mar 15, 2022Liked by Gabriel Shapiro, Gabriel Shapiro

I just noticed your framework sort of mirrors the inverse of this tweet:

https://twitter.com/0xkaito/status/1481374225394900995?s=20&t=uvf9AyS0LYs-ModqSX9VIw

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Great piece, Gabe. Also, tip of the hat for coining the concept of "non-exit liquidity" recently.

Perhaps one acid test for DAOs can be - is resistant to the concept of non-exit liquidity.

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Mar 15, 2022Liked by Gabriel Shapiro

Incredibly helpful post, always grateful for your insight

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Thank you for elaborating on this. Much needed take on the misconceptions around “DAOs” these days.

“Now let’s build better DAOs.” Yes. But how?

How do we build a *real* DAO that is fully decentralized and autonomous without it being sheer chaos and directionless? How do we create DAOs that have real utility and value?

In a single statement: aligning everyone’s incentives. For anyone interested, you can read more here:

https://bcjdevelopment.substack.com/p/the-real-problem-facing-daos?sd=pf

Great article!

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