Alternative Coins & Systems

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

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

Ensuring honest money

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

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

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

The ASIC myth

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

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

Crowd Funding and ICOs

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

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

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

The scams in Crypto

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

Myths of permission-less

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

Taxing Bitcoin — Introduction.

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

Managing Blockchain Automata

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

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