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In this episode of Ready Layer One, Joe and Jared dive headfirst into the fascinating world of Mailchain, a protocol that's shaking up the way we send and receive messages. Now, I've got to tell you, this isn't just another email service. Mailchain is a decentralized protocol that's not just an interface, but the product itself. It's like they've taken the concept of email and supercharged it for web3.

Now, here's where it gets really interesting. The flexibility and adaptability of Mailchain are off the charts. It's like a playground for communication, letting users build any form of messaging they can dream up on the "email chain". And get this, they're even talking about token-gated messaging. Imagine being able to set controls so you only get messages from folks you've done business with or those who hold a specific token or NFT. Now that's what I call a game-changer!

But here's the million-dollar question: can Mailchain sustain itself? Well, the team behind it has been doing their homework. They're considering a business model that lets every user send and receive a certain number of messages for free. If you're a power user or a business that goes beyond this limit, you'd pay transactional fees. It's a self-sustaining model that rewards the folks providing the infrastructure and applications based on usage.

So, to wrap it up, Mailchain is like the superhero version of email. It's decentralized, user-friendly, and adaptable, with the potential for token-gated messaging and a sustainable business model. I can't wait to see where they take this revolutionary protocol next. Keep your eyes peeled for more updates on this one, folks!