What about SEC charges against ETC?
ETC improperly transferred almost $8 million of fully paid securities belonging to cash customers to an account at another clearing firm to meet margin requirements on borrowed funds, and the firm used more than $17 million of securities of two customers to borrow funds without consent.
with the current limitations of e.g. on chain smart contracts (scaling and privacy) the use cases are somewhat limited I agree.
Sticking to the gardening/meal example:
we employ a smart contract to set parameters on what the garden work should look like (work at least 2/week, more if certain weather…
the token serves as a trust-less means of exchanging attached values, also for things in other areas where tokens are used.
Furthermore intangible things (like attention and care) can be agreed upon and exchanged, once attached to tokens and cryptographically secured.