Governing the Commons?

Part of DGov Council 2020
Host: Aleeza

Topic, Main Questions

  • How do you govern a global commons?
  • I.e. a tech protocol?

Agreements and convergence

  • Resilience and evolution are good
  • Closed foundation isn’t necessarily evil

Disagreements and challenges

  • Do we want global standards?
  • Standards but not global standards?
  • Do we want organic evolution?
  • Is transparency always a good thing?

Key learnings and conclusion

  • Resilience vs. Efficiency
  • What is the role of god?
  • Should there be a god?
  • Should we kill god?
  • How do we allocate finite resources?