I agree that self-imposed regulations are a fine idea, but the implementation of these regulations, as they have existed previously, is both at odds with how Decred works and technically challenging. Previously existing regulations focus on how many shares of a company can be sold at a given time by insiders, typically putting a cap on their activities to prevent outright pump-and-dump actions on part of the insiders. Implementing these kinds of rules is non-trivial since even the recently activated CLTV from Bitcoin can only lock coins for a fixed amount of time, meaning that the complexities of when an insider can sell still cannot be encoded easily. Beyond the technical limitations of existing tools for self-regulation, the launch of Decred requires c0+dev to use their coins to ensure PoS is properly secured. Without the participation of c0+dev coins in PoS mining, it would be substantially easier to manipulate and potentially cripple Decred. As time passes after launch of mainnet, the threat of manipulation becomes less and the coins from the premine become a correspondingly smaller fraction of the total amount available. It is certainly possible, in theory, to encode constraints on premined coins, but the technology can only handle very simple use cases at the moment, e.g. lock these coins for N blocks. I expect the infrastructure required to apply constraints like you describe is at least 2 years out. In lieu of a working technical solution, participants in the c0+dev pool will be throttling their PoS mining so that it is proportional to the average number of coins locked for tickets, e.g. if 50% of coins besides those held by c0+dev premine are locked at any given time for buying stake tickets, c0+dev will only lock 50% of their coins when buying tickets.