How to curate an open data platform?

Hey guys,

I'm developing a decentralized linked open data platform as part of my thesis, where data producers can publish linked data (think wikipedia, but machine-readable), and consumers can query them (via SPARQL).

I can imagine that publishers should stake some eth, and can be challenged before their proposal is accepted, but I can't figure out how to incentivize publishers at the protocol layer, as the consumers are not paying for the data. I'd really appreciate it if someone could share ideas they might have, or similar solutions they've seen in other projects.

By the way, you can find the PoC here.

Thanks in advance for any feedback,

Submitted July 13, 2018 at 02:40AM }
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