Bitcoin & Blockchain Tech


Non-Repudiation — Does this exist?

By Craig Wright | 22 Oct 2018 | Bitcoin & Blockchain Tech, Law & Regulation

There is a definitional distinction between the legal use of the term “non-repudiation” and the common use that has taken…

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Effective Enforcement in the Vastly Distributed Wild Wild Web

By Craig Wright | 21 Oct 2018 | Bitcoin & Blockchain Tech, Law & Regulation

Some time ago Hilary E Pearson (1996) noted that, “in many cases, liability will depend upon how a court faced…

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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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Phases of the Bitcoin system

By Craig Wright | 20 Oct 2018 | Bitcoin & Blockchain Tech, Economics, Law & Regulation

The Bitcoin system may be broken down into the following “phases”: Mining; Holding Bitcoin; and Transferring Bitcoin. Each of these…

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DFA compilation and execution

By Craig Wright | 19 Oct 2018 | Alternative Coins & Systems, Bitcoin & Blockchain Tech, Economics

We present an analysis of the establishment and execution of contractual agreements embodied as deterministic finite automata (DFA). The contract…

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Rights as property

By Craig Wright | 19 Oct 2018 | Bitcoin & Blockchain Tech, Economics, Law & Regulation

In its simplest form, a bitcoin transaction involves the creation of an entry in a ledger. The value on the…

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Monetary transfer and transmission rules

By Craig Wright | 18 Oct 2018 | Bitcoin & Blockchain Tech, Economics, Law & Regulation

The exchange of bitcoin for other currencies clearly comes under existing AML[1] regulations, and where an exchange[2] has been used…

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A distribution protocol for dealer-less secret distribution

By Craig Wright | 17 Oct 2018 | Bitcoin & Blockchain Tech

In this post I again preview a paper written a couple of years ago, but not yet published. The first…

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Blockchain-Based Decentralised Autonomous Corporations: An Overview

By Craig Wright | 17 Oct 2018 | Bitcoin & Blockchain Tech, Economics, Math

This document is intended to provide an overview on Decentralised Autonomous Corporations (DAC) based on the blockchain technology. Note, Bitcoin…

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Foreign-exchange considerations & Bitcoin

By Craig Wright | 17 Oct 2018 | Bitcoin & Blockchain Tech, Economics

The inherently international nature of Bitcoin lends its use to the requirement to account for foreign-exchange valuations. This does not…

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Digital signature rules and their relationship to bitcoin

By Craig Wright | 16 Oct 2018 | Bitcoin & Blockchain Tech, Economics

UNCITRAL Model Law on Electronic Signatures with Guide to Enactment (2001) has been widely adopted. The Electronic Signature Law of…

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The Game of Chicken

By Craig Wright | 15 Oct 2018 | Bitcoin & Blockchain Tech, Philosophy

There is only one way to play chicken. And, it is best, if others know what game you are playing….

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