Interoperability and Micropayments Are the Internet’s Future

Published on
September 20th, 2021
Duration
57 minutes


Interoperability and Micropayments Are the Internet’s Future

The Interview - Crypto ·
Featuring Stefan Thomas and Santiago Velez

Published on: September 20th, 2021 • Duration: 57 minutes

If there is an original sin of the internet, Stefan Thomas, co-founder of Interledger and CEO & founder of Coil, would describe it as the development of business models that favored centralized monetization models, which led to troublesome payment systems for both users and content creators. As the emergence of blockchain technology offers an alternative to this, he joins Santiago Velez, co-founder and division lead of R&D at Block Digital Corporation, to outline the importance of interoperability between blockchains and micropayments. Those key features are what Thomas believes will remedy systemic issues and centralization which have taken hold of the modern-day internet. Filmed on September 15, 2021.