Recently we had some conversations on how to explain Decred governance. Most people immediately associate our governance system with a democracy. This connection is understandable because Decred introduced hard fork voting, but our governance system is not democratic at all. We have tried to come up with different concepts to describe it. However, all the mainstream governance concepts seemed inadequate descriptions in one way or the other. In the search of a fitting description it became clear that we had to create a brand new concept: Decred is a cyphocracy Read more at https://www.decredible.com/decred-cyphocracy-cypherpunk-democracy/ In case you have any additional ideas, I'm interested to hear your thoughts!