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LACChain’s networks legal-tech roadmap

The roadmap for LACChain DLT public-permissioned networks consists of four consecutive stages: Test-net, pro test-net, pre main-net and main-net. Each stage is characterized by enhancements in 7 areas related to technical and legal matters.

Test-net

Infrastructure

  • Network set up and stabilized
  • Documentation available in the LACChain’s Github to deploy nodes in the network
  • Validator nodes enabled
  • Writer nodes enabled

Service

  • Installation support
  • Writer nodes allowed to run tests and demos

Legal

  • Test-net disclaimer

Pro test-net

Infrastructure

  • Network set up and stabilized
  • Documentation available in the LACChain’s Github to deploy nodes in the network
  • Validator nodes enabled
  • Writer nodes enabled
  • Boot nodes enabled
  • Smart-contract-based permissioning
  • App for managing permissioning
  • Smart-contract based local whitelisting
  • Privacy leveraged as native on LACChain
  • Dashboard for nodes
  • Transaction explorer
  • Dashboard of applications running on the blockchain
  • Dashboard of entities

Service

  • Installation support
  • Writer nodes allowed to run tests and demos
  • Core nodes committed to maintain service under a best efforts agreement
  • Writer nodes allowed to run tests, demos, POCs, MVPs and sandboxes
  • Cloud integration for node deploy and maintenance

Legal

  • Test-net disclaimer
  • Terms and conditions for core nodes
  • Terms and conditions for satellite nodes
  • Privacy policy
  • Onboarding agreement forms
  • Forbidden use cases

Identification and authentication

  • Nodes identified and authenticated with DIDs and verifiable credentials

Committees

  • Satellite Permissioning Committee (SPC) constituted and operative
  • Node Permissioning Committee (NPC) constituted and operative

Pre main-net

Infrastructure

  • Network set up and stabilized
  • Documentation available in the LACChain’s Github to deploy nodes in the network
  • Validator nodes enabled
  • Writer nodes enabled
  • Boot nodes enabled
  • Smart-contract-based permissioning
  • App for managing permissioning
  • Smart-contract based local whitelisting
  • Privacy leveraged as native on LACChain
  • Dashboard for nodes
  • Transaction explorer
  • Dashboard of applications running on the blockchain
  • Dashboard of entities
  • Follow installation issues via a defined tracking system to enable and fix installation problems
  • Cloud vendor integration
  • Gas schema to manage the use of the network
  • Observer nodes enabled
  • Smart-contract-based rotation of core nodes
  • Node’s activity monitored
  • Marketplace of applications

Service

  • Installation support
  • Writer nodes allowed to run tests and demos
  • Validator and gear nodes committed to maintain service under a best efforts agreement
  • Writer nodes allowed to run tests, demos, POCs, MVPs and sandboxes
  • Writer nodes allowed to run applications in production
  • Cloud integration for node deploy and maintenance
  • 24/7 technical support

Legal

  • Test-net disclaimer
  • Test-net disclaimer
  • Terms and conditions for core nodes
  • Terms and conditions for satellite nodes
  • Privacy policy
  • Onboarding agreement forms
  • Forbidden use cases
  • Legal coverage
  • Service agreement for node providers
  • Business policies
  • LACChain-Net
  • Economics model
  • Specific business policies
  • Disclaimer main-net
  • User policies

Standards and protocols

  • DID methods registered at W3C
  • Templates, standards and protocols for verifiable credentials and presentations

Identification and authentication

  • Nodes identified and authenticated with DIDs and verifiable credentials
  • LACChain ID app

Committees

  • Satellite Permissioning Committee (SPC) constituted and operative
  • Node Permissioning Committee (NPC) constituted and operative
  • Activity legally supervised

Main-net

Infrastructure

  • Network set up and stabilized
  • Documentation available in the LACChain’s Github to deploy nodes in the network
  • Validator nodes enabled
  • Writer nodes enabled
  • Boot nodes enabled
  • Smart-contract-based permissioning
  • App for managing permissioning
  • Smart-contract based local whitelisting
  • Privacy leveraged as native on LACChain
  • Dashboard for nodes
  • Transaction explorer
  • Dashboard of applications running on the blockchain
  • Dashboard of entities
  • Follow installation issues via a defined tracking system to enable and fix installation problems
  • High transactionability
  • Gas schema to manage the use of the network
  • Observer nodes enabled
  • Smart-contract-based rotation of core nodes
  • Node’s activity monitored
  • Smart-contract-based gas schema to prevent network collapse
  • Market place of aplications
  • Data analytics tools
  • Quantum-safe

Service

  • Installation support
  • Writer nodes allowed to run tests and demos
  • Validator and gear nodes committed to maintain service under a best efforts agreement
  • Writer nodes allowed to run tests, demos, POCs, MVPs and sandboxes
  • Writer nodes allowed to run applications in production
  • Cloud integration for node deploy and maintenance
  • 24/7 technical support

Legal

  • Test-net disclaimer
  • Test-net disclaimer
  • Terms and conditions for core nodes
  • Terms and conditions for satellite nodes
  • Privacy policy
  • Onboarding agreement forms
  • Forbidden use cases
  • Legal coverage
  • Service agreement for node providers
  • Business policies
  • LACChain-Net
  • Economics model
  • Scalable and decentralized LACChain-Net
  • Sustainable economics model

Standards and protocols

  • DID methods registered at W3C
  • Templates, standards and protocols for verifiable credentials and presentations

Identification and authentication

  • Nodes identified and authenticated with DIDs and verifiable credentials
  • LACChain ID app

Committees

  • Satellite Permissioning Committee (SPC) constituted and operative
  • Node Permissioning Committee (NPC) constituted and operative
  • Activity legally supervised

Tokenized fiat money

  • Regulated tokenized fiat money enabled

Insurance

  • Insurance coverage

Author: Marcos Allende López

Coordinator: Alejandro Pardo Vegezzi

LACChain is a global alliance led by the Innovation Lab of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB Lab) to develop the blockchain ecosystem in LAC.