BlockchainGov Observations on PoH DAO Governance

Jamilya Kamalova, Sofia Cossar, Tara Merk. In early 2021, the first Sybil-resistant registry of humans was launched. The Proof of Humanity (PoH) registry and the PoH DAO is the first decentralized autonomous organization democratically governed running on the Ethereum network. To help us conduct this research, we relied on academic articles from a lot of different disciplines, such as political

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New Academic Papers Alert!

Our team is involved in a variety of research projects, focus groups and initiatives that aim to explore challenges of the blockchain technology.

Here are some of the recently published selected papers authored by our members, advisors and affiliates:

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A meta-proposal for Twitter’s bluesky project

Members of the Berkman Klein community, representing academics, activists, lawyers and technologists, came together to discuss the bluesky project, Twitter’s proposed protocol for public conversation. The discussions culminated in this “meta-proposal” for the bluesky team and community, which presents suggestions on how to go about considering proposals and building out bluesky.

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Model Law for DAOs

The DAO Model Law provides legal certainty for DAOs and their participants, and unlike other regulatory frameworks, accommodates flexibility for their unique features and further innovation. It’s a must-read for anyone intending to deploy a DAO with legal personality, legal capacity and limited liability. For legislators the Model Law is a harmonized and transnational framework to legally recognize DAOs.

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