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It is hard to make out an early adopter advantage for users, except perhaps scoring a few Ripples to spend for free. After spending that money, there seems little advantage for users to stick around. That's probably true for people who have no real u
The creators of Ripple set out to build a more efficient distributed payment network. Bitcoin and alt-coin systems use mining to confirm transactions and create coins. Mining consumes large amounts of electrical energy, as miners compete with each ot
How would such an attack work? Presumably, there would have to be a first consensus that agreed on one transaction and then a later consensus that agrees on the other transaction. Otherwise, nobody would rely on the first transaction having been acce
A Ripple gateway acts much like a bank. They compete based on trust, convenience, and cost. They hold other people's money
From the description of ripple, I believe that an unusual system of payments for merchant's goods is possible, not quite like the ususal one in a fixed currency. (So here I'll describe this interesting system, leaving the answer concerning organizing
No. The amount of Ripples is fixed and, unlike with Bitcoin, available from the day it was created. The amount is fixed to 100 billion
The network itself doesn't really ever charge proportional transaction fees. However, when you make a payment, that payment can take a path that can invoke any number of fees. These fees are charged by the individuals or companies who provide links i
What is an 'Oligopoly' Oligopoly is a market structure in which a small number of firms has the large majority of market share. An oligopoly is similar to a monopoly, except that rather than one firm, two or more firms dominate the market. There is n
It seems a Ripple fork with a different agenda, more community oriented. We will see .