September 2018


The application, scope and limits of Letters of Indemnity in Bitcoin Contracts

Introduction The Bill of Lading is a document unique document as its negotiability fulfils several purposes. These documents have led

Bitcoin and Contracts
By Craig Wright | 29 Sep 2018 | Bitcoin & Blockchain Tech, Economics, Law & Regulation

There are a number of contractual issues that used to be associated with e-mail that apply to Bitcoin today. There

Miners and rational expectations
By Craig Wright | 29 Sep 2018 | Bitcoin & Blockchain Tech

  Some are treating the scenario of mining proceedings as a forward memory — remembering what HAS NOT happened. If you have

Defining smart contracts
By Craig Wright | 28 Sep 2018 | Bitcoin & Blockchain Tech, Law & Regulation

When contrasting contractual principles, it is clear that where a contract is not required to be in writing (Columbia Law

The postal acceptance rule in Bitcoin
By Craig Wright | 27 Sep 2018 | Bitcoin & Blockchain Tech, Economics, Law & Regulation

The postal acceptance rule states that where an acceptance is to be sent by post, the contract associated with that

Why is Bitcoin Open Source?
By Craig Wright | 26 Sep 2018 | Bitcoin & Blockchain Tech

To an extent all software is a black box. As a consequence, the quote concerning Bitcoin needing to be open

Simplicity in Bitcoin
By Craig Wright | 25 Sep 2018 | Alternative Coins & Systems, Bitcoin & Blockchain Tech

There is a small correlation between the effects of security and simplicity. This use of complexity for its own sake

Hoarding and Bitcoin

One of the fundamental arguments posed against Bitcoin is that it is deflationary in nature. The misinformed argument made by

A house divided
By Craig Wright | 24 Sep 2018 | Bitcoin & Blockchain Tech, Law & Regulation, Philosophy

The tale of a split registry Many think that coins will be able to just fork and act in a “permission-less”

Where have all the unskilled jobs gone?
By Craig Wright | 23 Sep 2018 | Bitcoin & Blockchain Tech, Economics

Let us for today imagine it is 20 years from now. Two decades have passed from today. Imagine we are

Economic convergence
By Craig Wright | 22 Sep 2018 | Bitcoin & Blockchain Tech, Economics

The world of automation is already changing society. Having a bent for maths and statistics, I decided to take a

How Bitcoin helps reduce Poverty
By Craig Wright | 21 Sep 2018 | Bitcoin & Blockchain Tech, Economics

Many love to say how fixing poverty is a simple matter of reallocation. It is not. It is better to

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