All natural or legal persons from the public or private sector can become anchors provided that they agree to the provisions of the whitepaper, and satisfy the technical and economic requirements. When operating anchors, government entities are solely responsible for complying with their own rules and regulations.
The addition of new anchors is contingent on fulfilling the eligibility requirements and a majority vote (51 percent) of the current anchors.
Anchors eligibility requirements are as follows:
Anchors responsibilities with respect to the supply, distribution, and market-making of the backing gold are detailed in Section 83 of the whitepaper. Also they are responsible for acquiring, supporting, and monitoring issuers. They are free to simultaneously act as issuers and service providers.
Anchors have the following revenue streams: