Law & Regulation


Digital Gold

It is interesting that a meme of digital gold has popped up around BTC over the last few years. The

A Fundamental Misunderstanding
By Craig Wright | 05 Nov 2019 | Bitcoin & Blockchain Tech, Economics, Law & Regulation

A few weeks ago, at CC Forum in London, Bobby Lee asked me to review his new product called Ballet.

Bitcoin Fights Corruption
By Craig Wright | 23 Oct 2019 | Bitcoin & Blockchain Tech, Economics, Law & Regulation

The battle for Bitcoin is very simple, and it goes right back to the days before I launched it. My

If Gold Turned to Lead
By Craig Wright | 21 Oct 2019 | Bitcoin & Blockchain Tech, Economics, Law & Regulation

“Imagine if gold turned to lead when stolen. If the thief gives it back, it turns to gold again…” Bitcoin

Taxing Times…

One of the key aspects of Bitcoin is that it is set in stone; the protocol does not change. Many

Simplified Payment Verification
By Craig Wright | 09 Oct 2019 | Bitcoin & Blockchain Tech, Economics, Law & Regulation

In the Bitcoin white paper, I specified how it is possible to verify payments without running a full network node.

Satoshi; or, The Solution to Nakamoto’s Dilemma
By Craig Wright | 27 Sep 2019 | Bitcoin & Blockchain Tech, Law & Regulation, Philosophy

Tominaga Nakamoto (1715–46) was a Japanese philosopher trained in the Osaka merchant academy called the Kaitokudō. His research and writings

Satoshi’s Vision: The Art of Bitcoin

The book Satoshi’s Vision: The Art of Bitcoin is the product of a compilation of a selected number of Craig’s

Rights and Tracing

Identification of ownership rights in Bitcoin and assets on the Bitcoin blockchain through payments and mixtures would be an exercise

Human Rights and Property
By Craig Wright | 03 Sep 2019 | Bitcoin & Blockchain Tech, Economics, Law & Regulation

The most fundamental of human rights is the right to hold property. There are many who would argue the same,

Bitcoin Is Anything BUT Anonymous
By Craig Wright | 01 Sep 2019 | Bitcoin & Blockchain Tech, Economics, Law & Regulation

In section 9 of the Bitcoin white paper, I defined the notion of a new privacy model. In my paper,

The Myth of Anti-Competitive Pricing
By Craig Wright | 30 Aug 2019 | Economics, Law & Regulation

Introduction Posner (1968: 1563–4) upholds the position where diverse markets act outside the whims of individual players. The distinction lies

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