Law & Regulation


About Coinbase

By Craig Wright | 04 Jan 2021 | Alternative Coins & Systems, Bitcoin & Blockchain Tech, Law & Regulation

Coinbase is currently facing several lawsuits. One of the lawsuits involves XRP and Ripple. Coinbase will likely argue that they…

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Bitcoin and Tax

By Craig Wright | 31 Dec 2020 | Bitcoin & Blockchain Tech, Economics, Law & Regulation

There is a common myth that Bitcoin will allow individuals to avoid paying tax. It could not be further from…

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Refuting “Conflict can only be resolved when both parties are prepared to compromise”

By Craig Wright | 16 Dec 2020 | Economics, Law & Regulation, Philosophy

Humans are naturally inclined to seek compromise (Baume & Novak, 2020, pp. 70–71), which is a well-studied psychological condition (Radosavljevic,…

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Bitcoin Was Never Designed To Be Censorship-Resistant

By Craig Wright | 06 Dec 2020 | Bitcoin & Blockchain Tech, Economics, Law & Regulation

You will never find a statement from me in my persona of Satoshi saying that Bitcoin was designed for ‘censorship…

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The Casualties of Attacking the Market

By Craig Wright | 24 Nov 2020 | Economics, Law & Regulation, Philosophy

Aristotle characterized envy as anguish at the prospect of another’s good fortune which is provoked by “those who have what…

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The Myth of Complete Knowledge

By Craig Wright | 17 Nov 2020 | Economics, Law & Regulation, Philosophy

The journal articles written by Jones (2003) and Cairney (2012) seem very different at face value, but we can see…

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The Problem with Anthropomorphism and Personification

By Craig Wright | 09 Nov 2020 | Alternative Coins & Systems, Bitcoin & Blockchain Tech, Law & Regulation

I used the word vote in the Bitcoin white paper three times. I used the notion of anthropomorphism in explaining…

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Scarcity and Incentives

By Craig Wright | 16 Oct 2020 | Economics, Law & Regulation, Philosophy

When people query why elite athletes such as NBA basketball players are getting paid so much more than teachers, the…

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Nation and State: Old Wine in New Bottles

By Craig Wright | 06 Oct 2020 | Economics, Law & Regulation, Philosophy

If you opt to believe Anderson (2016; originally 1991), it becomes necessary to concur with the notion that ancient great…

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The Myth of Bitcoin as a Voting System

By Craig Wright | 29 Sep 2020 | Bitcoin & Blockchain Tech, Economics, Law & Regulation

There lies an error in many people’s fundamental understanding of Bitcoin, and any blockchain system, that has been propagated by…

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Undermining Truth: The Rise of Fake News

By Craig Wright | 21 Sep 2020 | Economics, Law & Regulation

Truth in advertising is something that many people would call an oxymoron, but with the advent of social media, we…

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Bitcoin’s Model of Capitalism

By Craig Wright | 14 Sep 2020 | Bitcoin & Blockchain Tech, Economics, Law & Regulation

Some people think that Bitcoin is a system designed to act outside of state and society. Others believe that it…

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