Contemporary on the heels of Coinbase asking the U.S. authorities to create a brand new regulator to supervise the cryptocurrency trade, the trade is searching for public enter by way of GitHub.
A repository revealed Thursday by the crypto large is searching for ideas from techno-savvy observers.
“This framework represents our good-faith ideas on a U.S. regulatory framework for digital belongings,” Coinbase wrote. “We encourage your contributions to this dialogue concerning the function of digital belongings in our shared financial future.”
A Coinbase spokesman confirmed it’s the primary time the corporate has used GitHub to solicit suggestions on coverage issues. (The corporate’s engineering crew has lengthy used it for open-source code.)
The proposal from the publicly traded crypto trade comes as regulatory discussions in Washington, D.C., swirl – made all of the extra juicy by the looming prospect of the primary approval of a bitcoin futures exchange-traded fund (ETF) by U.S. regulators.
Enterprise capital large (and early Coinbase backer) Andreessen Horowitz can also be assembling a crypto coverage proposal for U.S. lawmakers.