If you're looking for a little background on IBUC,
you might want to try Robert Hettinga's former haunts:
Philodox Financial Technology Evangelism
containing material mostly from 1998
The Geodesic Economy PDF
Finally, for the not-so-faint-of-bandwidth, here's a 300k+ .pdf file containing
all of Mr. Hettinga's Geodesic Economy articles for the Financial Times Virtual Finance Report
plus the odd other internet rant, including what financial cryptography protocols you can use
to underwrite which financial instrument, cash, equity, debt, and all derivatives thereof,
onto the internet, in digital bearer form.
I, Cringely: Paying the Piper
Forget PayPal and MasterCard -- the Key to Micropayments and
Making the Web Pay is Just Newfangled Money
We're now in the angel-funded, "memorandum of understanding" phase.
Stay tuned for updates to this page as we're legally able to make them.
Or, if you're that interested and qualify with regulators as an
"accredited investor" (as defined in Rule 501 promulgated under
the Securities Act), contact Robert Hettinga, email@example.com
for more information than you probably ever want...