Law & Regulation


Immutable evidence

By Craig Wright | 16 Feb 2019 | Bitcoin & Blockchain Tech, Law & Regulation

Today’s business use case is very simple, and in detailing it, we may help others understand a little more about…

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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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“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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Storing IP on the Blockchain

By Craig Wright | 27 Jan 2019 | Bitcoin & Blockchain Tech, Law & Regulation, Math

Electronic distribution of intellectual property (IP) poses numerous risks for the creators of the content, since it becomes difficult to…

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Contract Law and Smart Contracts

By Craig Wright | 28 Dec 2018 | Bitcoin & Blockchain Tech, Law & Regulation

Contract law is designed to minimise: the cost of writing a contract; the cost of courts rewriting contracts; inefficiency (including…

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Breach of contract — Remedies for breach

By Craig Wright | 27 Dec 2018 | Bitcoin & Blockchain Tech, Law & Regulation

When the court decides there has been a breach, there are many remedies at its disposal. One solution is to…

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Account and Transfer Systems.

By Craig Wright | 22 Dec 2018 | Economics, Law & Regulation

Most payment systems today are based on the deposit of funds and the transfer of credit from one party’s account…

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On Predicates

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

In the common law, many individual fact-based decisions are set as predicates. No, not these. To many, it ends up making…

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Bitcoin in law

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

On confirmation, the recipient faces minimal, if any, ongoing risk of fraud from the transferer (Alice, A). There remains an…

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Bitcoin is a commodity

By Craig Wright | 12 Dec 2018 | Bitcoin & Blockchain Tech, Economics, Law & Regulation

Ledger space in a sound, immutable ledger is a commodity. It has value. The trouble is that many think they…

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Why Silk Road was an abyss

By Craig Wright | 10 Dec 2018 | Bitcoin & Blockchain Tech, Law & Regulation

Very simply, Silk Road was the worst thing to happen on Bitcoin. Freedom is not absolute. We live and act…

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Taking care of Business.

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

Going forward we will start to open up and allow business use of the Bitcoin blockchain. Bitcoin scales, and we…

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