ENS name: blvkhvnd.eth (representing BLVKHVND)
My reasons for wanting to be a delegate: What is in a name? It can describe yourself, a brand, a community, an ideology, technology, games, artwork, culture, and so on. Names are the foundation to which our worlds are built on. As such, a decentralized identity system like ENS allows us to have an extremely powerful and composable name that has incredible implications. For BLVKHVND (pronounced “Black Hand”), we are working to build a decentralized gaming community to empower casual, amateur, and professional gamers alike in an open environment that is fair, accessible, and modular.
Our global gaming community comprises of streamers, pro players, concept artists, game designers, sports enthusiasts and more. Each with unique identities that they unfortunately don’t own in traditional content and entertainment spaces. With ENS, we have the ability to onramp gamers to be in control of their IP, and leverage their own communities to engage with them and also enjoy the upside of their support. Imagine a world where any and all content creators own their names and everything that they’ve built. Web3 is posing that question, and we now have the tools to work towards that goal.
For BLVKHVND, becoming a delegate allows us to participate in the governance of our names with the weight of gaming communities, content communities, artistic communities, who know that a name is the most powerful thing you can have.
My view on each section of the proposed ENS Constitution
- Name ownership shall not be infringed: (Agree/Disagree/Comment) Agree
- Fees are primarily an incentive mechanism: (Agree/Disagree/Comment) Agree
- Income funds ENS and other public goods: (Agree/Disagree/Comment) Agree
- ENS Integrates with the global namespace: (Agree/Disagree/Comment) Agree
My web3 qualifications / skills: BLVKHVND as a DAO (founded Aug '21) holds a passionate 258 members with a 500+ broader discord community. Many of our token holders are part of impactful web3 DAOs, companies, and projects like Forefront, Seed Club, Mirror, Mint Fund, Zora, etc. We are surrounded by, and governed by great minds and empathetic hearts that can not only speak to the technical aspects of proposals, but the social impact governance has on our community but the decentralized community as a whole.
As Sirsu.eth, one of the principle representatives of BLVKHVND, I’ve been tapped into social impact and public goods with the inception of Mint Fund and $BOUNTY (to develop a permissionless auction method in collaboration with Zora, Mirror, + Billy Rennekamp). I want to build opportunities for communities of culture to own their names, their heritage, their traditions, their artifacts on chain. Preservation of identity is a core tenet of my work and purpose in crypto.