Things you should know
- Security and Control over accounts and funds:
No one can access your funds unless you let them, intentionally, or
unintentionally. With the power to be independent from 3rd parties, comes
the responsibility to protect what belongs to you.
- Can interact with people directly:
With BitShares it becomes possible to interact with people directly without
needing to go through a middleman. Hence, BitShares is a platform of free
speech that implements a payment platform and exchange for digital goods.
Transactions in BitShares are verified and irrevocable in only a few seconds
- Decentralized Committee:
Decisions that can effect the BitShares ecosystem are made using a on-chain
committee voted upon by shareholders. Hence, no single entity can change
the deal retroactively.
Protocol upgrades (formerly known as hard forks) can be implemented and
executed to improve the BitShares business over time and allow to react on
external influences quickly.
- Become Shareholder:
If you buy
BTS either from a partner exchange or from the DEX, you
become a shareholder of the BitShares decentralized business and as such can
take a cut of its profits and participate in votes for future directions.
Vote for expenses of the business and hire workers to do important tasks for
Participate in political decisions by voting for committee members that
represent your views!
- Protocol upgrades:
Improve the technology, integrate new features and adept legal and
regulative changes by voting for upgrades.
- Decision making for a proft:
Take part in decision finding about fair pricing models for transaction fees
to a) increase growth and b) make BitShares profitable for its shareholders