Fluid P2P Governance

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= This new form of governance builds on Peer Governance but adds fluidity to the process, i.e. makes the normative system open and dynamic.

URL = https://docs.google.com/document/d/1VCFecrZ3ettiUtp3XPM0Q1Z5fdRmHVy6tpyZYCZAA0Y/pub


"Fluid p2p governance is essentially peer governance with no centralized decision-making process (like an assembly or a parliamentary session) and no centralized punishing mechanism (like the police and the justice system) in case rules are transgressed. In other words, active affiliates of the network don't need to draft a charter, a set of rules and go through a group decision making process (voting, consensus, or other) to enact them. This reduces the barrier to formalization. Any active affiliate can propose norms/rules anytime, any active affiliate can weigh norms/rules and revise his position anytime. The compiled result constitutes an explicit normative system which essentially communicates to all active affiliates what behaviour is acceptable or not by the community and gives an idea about the probability to be punished or rewarded by other affiliates. The costs and the rewards come from individual active affiliates, through the Reputation system or direct actions (which are also in turn regulated by the same normative system). Therefore there is no equivalent of police and justice system, there are no centralized mechanisms to enforce and administer justice."