Law & Regulation


Taxing Crypto

By Craig Wright | 17 Jun 2019 | Bitcoin & Blockchain Tech, Law & Regulation

Like it or not, Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies do not stop you from paying tax. They are not designed for…

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Monetary Law and Blockchains

By Craig Wright | 12 Jun 2019 | Alternative Coins & Systems, Bitcoin & Blockchain Tech, Law & Regulation

The first thing to realise is that blockchains do not fork in a manner that splits the chain. Where such…

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Feign Madness but Keep Your Balance

By Craig Wright | 11 Jun 2019 | Alternative Coins & Systems, Bitcoin & Blockchain Tech, Law & Regulation

(假痴不癲/假痴不癫, Jiǎ chī bù diān) Hide behind the mask of a fool, a drunk, or a madman to create confusion about…

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The Right to Privacy

By Craig Wright | 07 Jun 2019 | Alternative Coins & Systems, Bitcoin & Blockchain Tech, Law & Regulation

Bitcoin is a system that works within the majority of legal frameworks — all of the ones in the free world. An…

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Fully Peer-to-Peer

By Craig Wright | 06 Jun 2019 | Alternative Coins & Systems, Bitcoin & Blockchain Tech, Law & Regulation

In 2011, I sent my last email as Satoshi to Gavin… Gavin,I wish you wouldn’t keep talking about me as…

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MSBs and Account-Based Systems

By Craig Wright | 04 Jun 2019 | Alternative Coins & Systems, Bitcoin & Blockchain Tech, Law & Regulation

Monero and mixed coins (such as those using Schnorr) are engaged in the activity of money transfers and money handling….

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Satoshi and Science

By Craig Wright | 30 May 2019 | Alternative Coins & Systems, Bitcoin & Blockchain Tech, Law & Regulation

The scientific principle applies in all aspects of life, including jurisprudence and law. It has done so for a long…

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The GST Story

By Craig Wright | 29 May 2019 | Bitcoin & Blockchain Tech, Economics, Law & Regulation

The following is why you do not pay VAT or GST on Bitcoin. In January 2014, the Australian government argued…

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Shades of Black…

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

If you believe the government cannot stop any cryptocurrency, you’re deluded. Bitcoin will work because it stays within law in…

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Funding and rights

By Craig Wright | 20 May 2019 | Bitcoin & Blockchain Tech, Law & Regulation

My personal bitcoin and the ones owned by the company were two different things. The ones that were being used…

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Why code must not be law

By Craig Wright | 18 May 2019 | Bitcoin & Blockchain Tech, Law & Regulation

In early 2014, I had a company called Hotwire in Australia that had just under 50 staff members. In December 2013, with…

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Institutional madness

By Craig Wright | 16 May 2019 | Alternative Coins & Systems, Bitcoin & Blockchain Tech, Law & Regulation

There is a simple reason why Tether (USDT) has avoided being audited. At least 31% of the reported funds have…

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