A message containing a witness act consists of a tuple(p; o; cs;Ns; cd;Nd;w) describing the de nition of the relevant organization o, the definition p of the peer that created the organization, the definition cs of the constituent making the witness stance, the definition cd of the constituent for which the witness stance is made, the definition w of the witness stance. It also contains the set of definitions of ancestor neighborhoods Ns of the neighborhood of cs and the set of definitions of ancestor neighborhoods of the neighborhood of cd.



 A message containing a vote consists of a tuple (p; o; c;N; m; j; v) describing the definition of the relevant organization o, the definition p of the peer that created the organization, the definition c of the constituent making the witness stance, the definition m of the motion, the definition j of the justification and the definition v of the vote. It also contains the set of definitions of ancestor neighborhoods N of the neighborhood of the c.