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CrowdVAR: Could Kleros Become the Football Referee of the Future?

Collective Intelligence for a Transparent Beautiful Game…

Federico Ast
Jun 28, 2018 · 6 min read

By Federico Ast and Stuart Jackson

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VAR, the Video Assisted Referee being used for the first time in the Russia 2018 World Cup.

How it Would Work

Maradona’s infamous “Hand of God” against England in the quarter-finals of the 1986 FIFA World Cup.

Preventing National 51% Attacks

Bribes

The game between Italy and South Korea in the round of 16 of Japan-Korea World Cup 2002, which some dub as one of the biggest referee scandals of all time. The Ecuatorian referee Byron Moreno called a controversial penalty for South Korea, disallowed a legitimate italian goal, sent off Totti when he didn’t dive, ignored a South Korean player belting Maldini and ignored a South Korean player that elbows Del Piero.

Of Human Intent: Could Kleros Work Where Sensors and AI fall short?

Frank Lampard’s disallowed goal against Germany in South Africa 2010 was instrumental in FIFA’s decision to implement goal line technology in Brazil 2014.
La “main de Dieu”. Thierry Henry’s handball in 2009 helped France qualify for South Africa 2010 World Cup.

Where Kleros Falls Short…

Roberto Sensini foul on Rudy Voeller in the final of Italy 1990 World Cup, which resulted in Germany winning the game.

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Kleros

The Justice Protocol.

Federico Ast

Written by

Ph.D. Blockchain & Legaltech Entrepreneur. Singularity University Alumnus. Founder at Kleros. Building the Future of Law. @federicoast / federicoast.com

Kleros

Kleros

The Justice Protocol. A Dispute Resolution Layer for the decentralized age

Federico Ast

Written by

Ph.D. Blockchain & Legaltech Entrepreneur. Singularity University Alumnus. Founder at Kleros. Building the Future of Law. @federicoast / federicoast.com

Kleros

Kleros

The Justice Protocol. A Dispute Resolution Layer for the decentralized age

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