Bitcoin & Blockchain Tech


DFA compilation and execution

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

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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. [...]

Symmetric Fair Exchange Protocol

Background In a fair exchange protocol two parties either both honour an exchange (such as a contract), or neither of [...]

The tax implications of bitcoin as money
By Craig Wright | 14 Oct 2018 | Bitcoin & Blockchain Tech, Economics, Law & Regulation

As Bitcoin does not need to be held or processed by a financial institution[1], many people have concluded that they [...]

A Proof of Turing completeness in Bitcoin Script
By Craig Wright | 12 Oct 2018 | Bitcoin & Blockchain Tech

Continuing on an early set of drafts that I will publish fully in time, http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=3265157 The concept of a Turing [...]

Bitcoin: A Total Turing Machine
By Craig Wright | 12 Oct 2018 | Bitcoin & Blockchain Tech

  Today I have released a draft of a paper I started in 2014, “Bitcoin: A Total Turing Machine”. It [...]

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