Law & Regulation


Papers Associated with Bitcoin and Related Topics in Law: Part XVI

Many cypherpunk activists claim Bitcoin as their own (Golumbia, 2016). In their analysis, the authors take the crypto anarchy and

Measuring Lightning

Abstract This paper presents preliminary research into the BTC Lightning Network. By modelling transaction reuse and mapping the reuse of

Papers Associated with Bitcoin and Related Topics in Law: Part XV

In examining the literature surrounding the perception of blockchain technology as businesses understand it, multiple problems can be discerned. For

Defining Protocol

The Transmission Control Protocol (TCP) of the internet has functioned for decades. It was originally constructed using the statements by

Papers Associated with Bitcoin and Related Topics in Law: Part XIV

I have looked at a number of papers where the authors are investigating or starting to question the concept of

Papers Associated with Bitcoin and Related Topics in Law: Part XIII

Simplified payment verification (SPV) was first discussed in the Bitcoin white paper (Wright, 2008), and was taken up by other

Papers Associated with Bitcoin and Related Topics in Law: Part XII

De Filippi et al. (2022) created a seemingly well-argued academic research paper focused on the means by which distributed blockchain-based

Papers Associated with Bitcoin and Related Topics in Law: Part XI

Measuring the distance between nodes has been considered complex (Chen et al., 2020) and liable to error or listed computational

Papers Associated with Bitcoin and Related Topics in Law: Part X

The concept of a ‘rollback’ attack is referenced when it comes to blockchain solutions and attacks or changes to the

Papers Associated with Bitcoin and Related Topics in Law: Part IX

The ability to scale a blockchain is related to the problem of scaling a distributed database. For example, the original

Papers Associated with Bitcoin and Related Topics in Law: Part VIII

Lessig (2000) promoted an early concept adopted by cypherpunk computer coders and anarchists: “Code is law.” Such a mentality has

Papers Associated with Bitcoin and Related Topics in Law: Part VII

The recent collapse of FTX demonstrates the need for oversight within financial accounting systems. Unfortunately, the term decentralisation has been

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