It would be so cheap to record enough information about all @Wikipedia interactions on the $BSV blockchain that you could probably eliminate all possible child porn distribution on it for very low fees. Think of the savings!
Sounds like a great idea if it can be done. @Jimmy_wales
I don't understand what is being proposed.
I was just thinking about how you said you didn't like Bitcoin and imagining ways that it could be used to improve Wikipedia. More generally, Bitcoin can help any system to become more Byzantine fault tolerant: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Byzantine_fault …
But what specifically are you proposing?
That you think more deeply about why Bitcoin is a good idea.
My point is just that because Bitcoin transactions always leave records, someone who uploaded illegal content would leave you with more contextual information that you could track on the blockchain than you would have if there weren't payments associated with their interactions.
That isn't how blockchain works. That suggestion - to force people to strongly identify and pay for the privilege of editing Wikipedia - is a bad idea independently. And ot would be easy and cheap to implement without blockchain.
People don't need to strongly identify. Peoples' names aren't attached to their txs in public. Rather, you can use the information in the blockchain to link together other events once all information about them comes together somewhere, as in a police investigation.
We already store data. In a database. It works well.
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