Jonathan Jaech
Nov 22, 2019 · 6 min read

Secure public networks can support fair and efficient conflict resolution using a decentralized process. Consider the story of two ordinary people caught in a good deal gone bad. We’ll call them Cain and Able.

Cain loves the smell of clean damp earth and the feel of firm celery. Abel is a good shepherd and loves his sheep so much he decides to buy them a truckload of top-grade organic celery. Lucifer (or was it Gabriel?) had taught the young men about the advantages of byzantine…