How something as mundane as insurance can be a tool for societal good
10-02, 18:00–18:45 (Europe/Prague), Studio 1

Insurance is usually thought of as something boring, required by governments, and ideally purchased inexpensively, never actually used, and forgotten about.

In reality, insurance can be a powerful tool to make society better, both by allowing consent-based alternatives to regulation and by transferring risk. We will explain the basics of how insurance works, how it has been a valuable tool for liberty and safety in traditional areas, and how it can enable the crypto future.

Ryan Lackey discovered the cypherpunks mailing list as a young teenager in the early 1990s, telephoned NSA to order the NCSC Rainbow Series of books, and became a true believer in cryptoanarchy and the power of cryptography to stand up to nation states and other oppressors. He's

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