Wednesday, June 23, 2021

CR Council Candidate Interview: Zhang Feng

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CR Council Candidate Interview: Zhang Feng


1. Since you are running for your first term, please introduce yourself to the community. Tell us a little about your background, prior experience, and personal vision for Elastos and Cyber Republic.

I am Zhang Feng, Partner of V&T Law Firm and Head of Digital Law Professional Committee of V&T Law Firm. I am also the Think Tank Expert of Shanghai Blockchain Technology Association, Vice President and Executive Secretary of Legal Affairs Professional Committee of Shanghai Blockchain Technology Association, and Legal Counsel for Tencent’s Blockchain Business.

Regarding Cyber Republic, from the community’s feedback, the CR Committee reached a consensus on burning some of the ELA coins and modifying the tokenomics model in the past year and supported some excellent projects. In the past year, the CR Council members were generally responsible and proactive in serving the community.

While my prior experience is discussed in greater detail in Question 3, I personally would like to learn from the spirit of serving the community, demonstrated by the CR committee. I believe that everything needs to be reasonably handled. Judgments and decisions should be made in accordance with reasonable logic while considering the overall interests of the community and the interests of relevant parties.

2. Would you say the design of Suggestions and Proposals, and the CRC in general, has been effective? What could be improved?

At present, the overall design of the Suggestion and Proposal is okay. Of course, some areas need improvement, such as whether a proposal must first be publicized in the form of Suggestion for a specified period of time, say one week or three days so that a full discussion is viable. Of course, there may also be different opinions on this point, for example, an emergency situation. However, whether the CR must handle this kind of emergency is another question.

3. What contributions to the Elastos ecosystem as a whole have you made in the past year?

In the past year, many things have happened in the world of blockchain, including the vigorous development of DeFi and NFT ecosystems. While these might not be deemed as significant contributions, I have been continuously promoting the Elastos project for its unique role in the protection of data rights and interests. I have also been actively contacting and communicating with different parties to utilize the carrier and DID in some industries.

In addition, I have been an active volunteer in the Beacon community, a project that would potentially contribute to the Elastos community, and I have been involved in some of its matters. I also contributed my ideas and suggestions to some proposals in the CR community. Moreover, I have also provided assistance to the FilDA team in dealing with regulation-related matters.

4. Which proposals that passed the prior year made the most impact to the Elastos ecosystem?

In the past year, the most impactful proposals were probably the coin burn and change in the tokenomic model.

5. Why should the community vote for you?

First, I have always been passionate about the Elastos project and am optimistic about the project’s future development.

The second is that I am very familiar with the development process of the entire project and get along with many community members in harmony.

Thirdly, I once served as a member of the CR Interim Council, participated in the formulation of the CR white paper and a lot of the basic infrastructure and reviewed proposals. I am very familiar with CR’s creation and development process and have better experience in promoting CR improvement.

6. What is your vision for the maturing Cyber Republic this upcoming year?

I hope CR can better consolidate the community’s consensus, better integrate the advantages of the Chinese and English communities, and contribute to the community’s development.

7. Are there near-term Proposals that you are particularly excited for?

Recently, I am working with a famous industry giant and other industry leaders to promote the implementation of NFT industry compliance, and I am considering whether it can be integrated with the Elastos ecosystem.

8. Who else would you endorse for being on the Council with you?

I will support people who are sincere and enthusiastic about the project and can actively use their own advantages to get involved in the CR Council, such as Mr. Han, Tyro Lee, Zhang Qing (greenzhang), etc.

9. Is there anything else you would like to add?

Traditional Internet development has revealed many insurmountable problems, and the promotion of data security, information protection, and anti-platform monopoly has gradually become a consensus. The ultimate solution to these problems is the decentralized application based on blockchain.

There is a saying in ancient China, “The way of Heaven and Earth may be completely declared in one sentence. They are without any doubleness, and so they produce things in an unfathomable manner.”

Elastos has done a lot of fundamental work, and it hopes to continue to work hard with the community, persistently. For its enduring effort, I believe that Elastos’ future ecological applications will continue to surprise us.



【张烽,万商天勤律师事务所(V&T Law Firm)合伙人,万商天勤数字法律专业委员会主任,上海区块链技术协会智库专家,上海区块链技术协会法律专业委员会副会长兼执行秘书,腾讯区块链业务法律顾问。】


【从社区反馈来看,过去一年CR委员会达成了销毁部分token和修改相关模型的共识,也支持了一些比较好的项目。过去一年CR委员总的来说是认真负责、积极主动为社区服务的。
对我来说,我要学习CR委员中展现出来的为社区服务的精神。
我的行事准则就是,凡事需要讲究合理,进行判断和决策应该按照合理的逻辑,同时兼顾社区整体利益和有关社成员的合理利益。】

1. 您认为建议和提案的设计有效吗?有什么需要改进的?
【目前来看,建议和提案的设计总体是可以的。当然也有一些需要改进的地方,比如提案是否必须先以建议的形式公示一段规定的时间比如一周或三天,以达到充分讨论的目的。当然这点可能也有不同意见,比如比较紧急的情况,但这种紧急情况是不是必须由CR来处理又是另一个问题了。】

2. 在过去的一年里,您为 Elastos 生态系统做出了哪些让您特别自豪的贡献?
【过去一年,整个区块链社区发生了很多事情,包括 DEFI和NFT生态的蓬勃发展。特别自豪的贡献可能也谈不上,但是一直在继续宣传亦来云项目在促进数据权益保护方面的独特作用,同时还为carrier和DID产业落地积极地联系沟通。
另外作为Beancon社区活跃志愿者参与了一些事务,为CR社区一些提案贡献了自己的想法和建议,同时也为Filda团队处理有关问题提供了协助。】

3. 在过去一年通过的哪些提案对 Elastos 生态系统的影响最大?
【过去一年来说可能影响最大的是销毁提案和改变token模型的提案。】

4. 您认为社区为您投票的理由有哪些?
【一是我对亦来云项目抱有始终的热情,看好项目未来发展,
二是对整个项目的发展历程非常熟悉,与很多社区成员相处合作融洽,
三是曾经担任CR筹委会委员,参与过CR白皮书编写和CR很多基本架构的设计和提案的审核,非常熟悉CR创始和发展过程,对促进CR改善有比较多经验。】

5. 您对今年即将成熟的 CR 有何展望与期待?
【希望CR能够更好的凝聚社区共识,更好地整合中文社区与英文社区各自优势,为社区发展做出自己应用的贡献。】

6. 近期是否有让您比较兴奋的提案?
【最近在与有关著名产业巨头和其他行业领先者在推动NFT的产业合规落地,在考虑是否能和亦来云生态结合起来】

7. 您还会支持谁和您一起加入 CR 委员会?
【我认为会支持对项目抱有真诚、热情,以及能够积极发挥自身优势投身社区建设的人加入CR委员会,比如韩老师、小黑狼、张青等】

8. 您有什么想与社区分享的吗?
【传统互联网发展已经显现很多难以克服的问题,促进数据安全、信息保护和反平台垄断已经逐渐成为共识。而解决这些问题的最终办法就是基于区块链的去中心化应用。
中国古人有句话,“天地之道,可一言而尽也,其为物不贰,则其生物不测。”亦来云已经做了很多基础性工作,希望与社区持续努力,久久为功,相信亦来云未来生态应用会不断给我们惊喜。】