Alternative Coins & Systems


The false lure of anonymity

By Craig Wright | 12 Feb 2019 | Alternative Coins & Systems, Bitcoin & Blockchain Tech

One of the strangest things for me comes from the retrogression into things like proof of stake and the associated…

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The story of Bitcoin, continued

By Craig Wright | 09 Feb 2019 | Alternative Coins & Systems, Bitcoin & Blockchain Tech

My first marriage ended in October 2010. It had been rocky for a time before it ended. I mentioned in my last…

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Careful what you wish for…

By Craig Wright | 08 Feb 2019 | Alternative Coins & Systems, Bitcoin & Blockchain Tech, Law & Regulation

I moved to the UK in October 2015. We still had business interests there, so I would fly to and…

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Generic Thin Operating System for Blockchain IOT Devices

By Craig Wright | 03 Feb 2019 | Alternative Coins & Systems, Bitcoin & Blockchain Tech

Continuing the series of posts related towards concepts that an entrepreneur could develop into a profitable business and company, we…

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“Lightning” Network and the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA)

By Craig Wright | 01 Feb 2019 | Alternative Coins & Systems, Bitcoin & Blockchain Tech, Economics, Law & Regulation

Many “crypto exchanges” fail to understand that they are money handlers. Basically, “crypto” is not an excuse. The storing of…

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Ensuring honest money

By Craig Wright | 23 Jan 2019 | Alternative Coins & Systems, Bitcoin & Blockchain Tech, Economics

In law, there are provisions concerning the wrongful retention of monies. In the UK, such matters are covered under the…

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Taking money over the web using Bitcoin — the way it was designed

By Craig Wright | 20 Jan 2019 | Alternative Coins & Systems, Bitcoin & Blockchain Tech, Economics

Back in 2009, Bitcoin used a feature that allowed for the IP-to-IP exchange of information. The 2009 wallet was not…

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The ASIC myth

By Craig Wright | 16 Jan 2019 | Alternative Coins & Systems, Bitcoin & Blockchain Tech, Philosophy

It is interesting how the arguments against commercial mining come down to an outcry against “mining centralisation.” All things in…

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Why CLTV was a bad idea

By Craig Wright | 08 Jan 2019 | Alternative Coins & Systems, Bitcoin & Blockchain Tech

People seem to have a misplaced idea that the SegWit-coin (BTC) Core developers are even adequate developers who understand Bitcoin…

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Crowd Funding and ICOs

By Craig Wright | 24 Dec 2018 | Alternative Coins & Systems, Bitcoin & Blockchain Tech, Economics

The following are some notes on ICOs (all are securities) that can act as a set of things to consider….

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Expectation of Profits

By Craig Wright | 20 Dec 2018 | Alternative Coins & Systems, Economics

The US Howey case used the Expectation of Profit as an element in International Brotherhood of Teamsters vs Daniel. Daniel…

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True Sale and Insolvency Challenges in ICO Token Sales

By Craig Wright | 31 Oct 2018 | Alternative Coins & Systems, Economics, Law & Regulation

In the English law, “true sale” incorporates the securitisation structures around existing receivables in two forms. We first have to…

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