A chapter describing the basics of the Commoncoin has been recently published in Spanish by the Fundación Cibervoluntarios:

Marco Sachy (2017) “Commoncoin: a multi-signature self-remuneration complementary crypto-currency and basic income provision system”. In “Making by hacking: Citizens of Change creating the future now”, Fundación Cibervoluntarios, ISBN: 978-84-697-5682-9

Read or download the PDF of the article from an Open Access repository here.

Abstract: In the context of citizen empowerment via the design and implementation of Collective Awareness Platforms for Sustainability and Social Innovation (H2020-CAPSSI) such as commonfare.net as the output of the project Poverty Income and Employment News (hereafter, the PIE News project – www.pieproject.eu), Commoncoin can be thought of as a bottom up radical provocation about the meaning of the reappropriation of the power of money for and by the users of currency and payment systems. Indeed, at the time of writing in July 2017, the digital currency (DC) for the Commonfare platform (www.commonfare.net) is being designed as a version of bottom-up basic income in the form of a complementary currency deployed as a cryptocurrency stored in the Freecoin Social Wallet (www.freecoin.ch) implementation, which is the digital wallet prototyped for pilot participants in the PIE News project.