Alternative Coins & Systems


“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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The scams in Crypto

By Craig Wright | 30 Oct 2018 | Alternative Coins & Systems, Bitcoin & Blockchain Tech, Economics, Law & Regulation

I will discuss the current state of play in ICOs. In my posts, I will demonstrate categorically that no token…

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Myths of permission-less

By Craig Wright | 28 Oct 2018 | Alternative Coins & Systems, Bitcoin & Blockchain Tech, Law & Regulation

In the world of Bitcoin there are many false narratives and myths. This started with the myth of decentralisation. In…

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Taxing Bitcoin — Introduction.

By Craig Wright | 28 Oct 2018 | Alternative Coins & Systems, Bitcoin & Blockchain Tech, Economics

Bitcoin is money, but it is also a ledger, a commodity and a token. It is all these things and…

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Managing Blockchain Automata

By Craig Wright | 21 Oct 2018 | Alternative Coins & Systems, Bitcoin & Blockchain Tech, Economics

This umbrella document describes a distributed platform open to public participation for managing the automation of tasks that interfaces with…

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