Crypto in Prisons
Nov 14, 2018
file this under stupid ideas
should start by noting that i personally believe that the fundamental solution to prisons is to abolish their current form totally. that’s a bit of a lofty goal so i’m going to try to articulate some ideas around how crypto could really fulfil its potential of building an open and inclusive financial system with prisons & ex-felons.
the general idea here came to me in a sociology class on race that explained how ex-convicts are effectively locked out of the financial system in the “outside world”. Crypto is meant to represent an alternative to the current financial system and, on:wq e actually impactful way this could