In a follow-up tweet, she said: “Comments and criticism from citizens are welcome, please share widely. We want to get this right. Help us revise our policies publicly”. GitHub is known for its open-source code repositories, and it contains many tools that can be used to develop public proposals—especially the ability to publicly comment, modify text, and fork text into different versions.
As of press time, Github users have commented on 24 issues in the bill and made 8 Pull Requests — some of which propose meaningful additions to the bill. One user asked the senator to “increase the value of proof-of-work cryptocurrencies by taxing mining.” Another post raised concerns about stablecoin algorithm support.
However, a more common reaction is trolling. One flagged question had the title “You know you can Google someone to do Findom, right.” Another title only had the eggplant emoji.