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By Craig Wright | 24 Mar 2019 | Bitcoin & Blockchain Tech, Law & Regulation

In a fair exchange protocol, two parties either both honour an exchange (such as a contract), or neither of them do. It is known that deterministic fair exchange is impossible without a trusted third party…

The crypto-ring of Gyges

By Craig Wright | 02 Sep 2018 | Bitcoin & Blockchain Tech, Philosophy

Plato covered the problems of true anonymity in The Republic. In this story, he detailed a fictional character called Gyges…

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Black Mirror

By Craig Wright | 01 Sep 2018 | Bitcoin & Blockchain Tech

There is an episode of Black Mirror called Nosedive that explains some of the reason for the creation of bitcoin…

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Limited change to bring stability

By Craig Wright | 19 Aug 2018 | Bitcoin & Blockchain Tech, Economics

Something people fail to understand about bitcoin is it is intentionally limited in what it can do and how it…

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The cult of Decentralisation

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

Bitcoin was first announced in 2008. After the software went live in early 2009 an announcement reinforcing the statements of…

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Money Must First Be Stable

By Craig Wright | 14 Aug 2018 | Bitcoin & Blockchain Tech, Economics, Math

I’m writing this in a more accessible format; that is a blog rather than an academic paper. Many people often…

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The myths of Bitcoin

By Craig Wright | 14 Aug 2018 | Bitcoin & Blockchain Tech, Philosophy

Bitcoin is Peer to Peer electronic cash. This is it first and foremost. In this I am going to address…

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Negotiable Instruments

By Craig Wright | 02 Jul 2018 | Bitcoin & Blockchain Tech, Economics

From Simmons v. London Joint Stock Bank [1]; the House of Lords overturned the lower court on appeal to set…

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Lightning is malleable… Steel is not

By Craig Wright | 19 Jun 2018 | Bitcoin & Blockchain Tech, Economics

A little-known fact is that even Bitcoin is a security. The mistake is thinking that this is the issue. Bitcoin…

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Iron and Steel

By Craig Wright | 09 Jun 2018 | Bitcoin & Blockchain Tech

Iron is a pure chemical element as well as being a rather malleable metal. It may be better than many…

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OP Codes and the push to confuse.

By Craig Wright | 07 Jun 2018 | Bitcoin & Blockchain Tech

OP Codes and the push to confuse. A certain group of BTC Core developers have their (one day but not in…

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