The distribution problem refers to a set of hypothetical solutions to achieve a equitable (or other property) of distribution in the bootstrapping of a private-money. Effectively how to distribute the currency to early adopters to achieve some end.
An alleged solution to this problem comes attached to a presuppositional claim about what equity would be defined as, which is a political rather than economic claim.
See also decentralization and recentralization.
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