In a detailed and sometimes offensive blog post published today, the founder of IOTA, David Sønstebø, who is trying to resolve “any concerns” about his mental state, assures the community that “FI [Fundación IOTA] it is not broken “ and guidance on future plans for the ecosystem in collaboration with “investors, leading independent DLT projects, community developers and others”.
As Cointelegraph previously reported in a December 11 announcement, The Board of Directors of the IOTA Foundation announced that Sønstebø had been removed from the organization after a “unanimous” vote by the Board of Directors. Sønstebø has been co-chair of the foundation since 2017.
Sønstebø’s blog post tries to clear up any confusion about the IOTA Foundation’s announcement. which he described as “clumsy, panicked and downright unprofessional” and left a lot of room for unbridled speculation. However, your post may raise more questions than answers.
The founder makes that clear believes that the divorce between him and the IOTA Foundation was not the result of a “contradiction between my interests and those of the organization”, and that he regards this characterization as an “obviously false, dubious and defamatory description of myself”.
But later in the mail describes a few disagreements that “[proporcionaron] a fertile environment in which the drama of the past can deteriorate “, including a case where their internal campaign for the Foundation’s appointment of a CEO was overridden by the IOTA Foundation Board of Directors, as well as disagreements over ownership of various future IOTA ecosystem projects; This includes “profitable governance of IOTA smart contracts, Oracle as a service and decentralized infrastructure as service committees”.
Sønstebø said that “The Board panicked over the neglect of FI finances,” and they subsequently stepped in to reclaim these projects in order to secure “an” bigger and bigger “gateway at the expense of the real growth of the IOTA ecosystem.” Sønstebø said he “rejected” the board of directors that was taking on these projects and their potential future sources of income, which implies This difference of opinion is the reason for the split.
“There you have it; my ‘different interests’,” he said.
Sønstebø then personally addressed various members of the Board of Directors, Ask one to stop calling themselves a co-founder and another for “begging” for tokens and not attending meetings, and invite them “to have wine and play chess anytime”.
“More details about my plans for IOTA will be announced early next year. Don’t worry. I will continue to work on IOTA with Foundation members, community members and external partners,” he concluded. “This is not the period at the end of the last sentence of the last chapter; it’s just a comma.”