Lumens for nothing and the creeps for free
If you had guessed cryptocurrency was a leading cause of all the creepy randos showing up in KeybaseIO, you’re right.
Good Lord, didn’t we already learn this from:
- The US spectrum auctions of the late 80’s and early 90s
- See Klemperer’s paper, Auctions vs. Beauty Pagents
- The Albanian privatization scheme
- Social media design patterns which encourage harassment with near zero consequences
If you’re doing this work, read up on mechanism design, and listen to people from marginalized genders.