How to create a Public Blockchain ethically

A.W. Roscoe
University College Oxford Blockchain Research Centre

Blockchains have a lot to offer to society and international trust. If one cannot set up a coalition that will be permanently trusted by all, then a widely used public blockchain where parties hold and generate assets has much going for it. It is necessary to strongly align: a) The interests of the participants who hold assets in keeping the integrity intact; b) The interest of a diverse and, where possible, public spirited community in building a chain with total integrity.​