The Licentious Blockchains: Outlining an Altcoin Subgenre
Discussion Paper Series: Notes on the 21st Century
5 Pages Posted: 22 Jan 2018
Date Written: December 8, 2017
Recent explorations of blockchain technologies have begun to examine “leisured” deployments and community-building activities facilitated by cryptoassets such as Dogecoin and Cryptokitties. However, an important emergent subgenre, wherein numerous cryptocoins have already been issued, is in the commonly denoted “adult entertainment” industries, and this discussion paper examines those crypto-issuances that comprise this subgenre of altcoins with a view to outlining their social function.
Keywords: cryptocurrency, bitcoin, cryptography, financial assets, pornography,
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