A Little Altcoin Sanity: Darkcoin

acidburn

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Hmm. I'm not a big fan of that... Focuses a lot on the black market... Something we need to avoid in my opinion
 
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acidburn

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black markets will no doubt get the coin classed as illegal and outlawed! That makes it harder for mainstream adaptation. How will it shape the future if its forced underground?
 

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If you accept the coin as illegal and outlawed you first have to accept the state and the law.
This coin is much more than reaching out for mainstream adaption.
 

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from a PR perspective sure we want to stay clear of the Dark Markets
but from a financial/ adoption point of view
this would be great !
think about these numbers .... brrrrrr ....>>>>
 

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black markets will no doubt get the coin classed as illegal and outlawed! That makes it harder for mainstream adaptation. How will it shape the future if its forced underground?
Some people might not like this, but the (value-) rise of Bitcoin went hand in hand with with the demand, which was (at that time) mainly driven by black markets, followed by speculations.
 
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acidburn

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Very true, however think of it this way. Bitcoin is open, and everyone is traceable. Darkcoin is not, so rather than cut off the limbs, the gov will cut of the head. Only they need a radon and black markets will be it
 

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This illustrates s PR problem Darkcoin might face - IF - it would be perceived as a tool ONLY for black market and / or all sorts of underground activities. So the philosophy behind Darkcoin - a burning need for privacy above anonymity - must be clearly stated.

In this pan-fascist world in which The Financial Crime Cartel (real Mordor of black markets, dark pools, hidden transactions, and outright fraud) rules so-called governments, Darkcoin represents the biggest threat to their very existence. If I'm free to sell you my legal services for 1000 DRK and no one knows about it but us, we're almost in a crazy, cyber-barter era (coins not being the money, but impartial, no money-grubbing, non-taxable, not mired in fees and not given to the fascists prying eyes, intermediary) that, which is much, much worse for the fascists, makes me (us) free.

No taxes, no reports, no banks - an idea of pure freedom, a parallel world that does not give a damn about these fuckers and builds a better world. In a world like that, they have no place and, rest assured, they will use every single tool in their considerable toolbox, to destroy any idea of freedom. What has happened in the real life, with Occupy Wall Street might happen in cyberspace, when crypto is in question.

We have to defend it with our lives, if we want to stay (be, become) free...
 
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. So the philosophy behind Darkcoin - a burning need for privacy above anonymity - must be clearly stated.
I could not agree more. I would even go as far as suggesting any use of the word anonymous be replaced with privacy - at least to some reasonable extent.
 
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It will take one market sector where privacy is an issue to embrace Darkcoin and we're laughing. Be it banking, spook-money, drugs, guns, porn, whatever. And when one sector is seen to be using it successfully, the rest will follow.

Betamax and DHDVDADD or whatever it was called lost to VHS and Bluray because that's what the porn industry went with.