Imagine a space in which the Rule of Law does not have the same prevalence it has in the real space. Imagine a space where fundamental rights are created and enforced by the technology, a space in which your rights are absolute, meaning that you enjoy no limits on them in exchange for not being able to do anything in case of a violation of the latter.
Would you enter it? Would you be willing to trade a few of your existing rights to get new ones? Would you also be ready to trade some of them in return for further services? Those are the questions I try to answer in my latest article, “Anarchy, State, and Blockchain Utopia: Rule of Law Versus Lex Cryptographia.” At the end of the day, it comes down to one final question: how to deal with competition between different (fundamental rights) ecosystems?