Law & Regulation


The immovable

By Craig Wright | 23 Apr 2019 | Alternative Coins & Systems, Bitcoin & Blockchain Tech, Law & Regulation

Many people in the bucket shop, sorry, “crypto currency exchange” industry want to see me gone.   The Church of…

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BTC and Censorship

By Craig Wright | 15 Apr 2019 | Alternative Coins & Systems, Bitcoin & Blockchain Tech, Law & Regulation, Philosophy

There are those out there who try to explain how Bitcoin is about censorship resistance. Primarily, the same people are…

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Patent wars…

By Craig Wright | 13 Apr 2019 | Bitcoin & Blockchain Tech, Economics, Law & Regulation

Blockstream raised USD60 million on the promise of 2 patents. The patents are: Cryptographically concealing amounts transacted on a ledger…

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Evidence and law

By Craig Wright | 12 Apr 2019 | Bitcoin & Blockchain Tech, Law & Regulation

It’s funny, the cypherpunks want to demonstrate that code is law. In part, they think they can back me into…

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Bitcoin and Contract Jurisdiction

By Craig Wright | 11 Apr 2019 | Bitcoin & Blockchain Tech, Law & Regulation

Jurisdiction (or the location where a case may be heard) can be a big issue on the Internet. In a…

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Forget anonymity

By Craig Wright | 10 Apr 2019 | Economics, Law & Regulation

The Fifth Anti-Money Laundering Directive (“MLD5”) was published in the Official Journal of the EU on 19th June, 2018, and…

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The Reason for Law

By Craig Wright | 08 Apr 2019 | Bitcoin & Blockchain Tech, Law & Regulation

There are very clear reasons for having law cover what is allowable as admissible evidence and what is rejected as…

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Bit Gold Is Not BitCoin

By Craig Wright | 08 Apr 2019 | Alternative Coins & Systems, Bitcoin & Blockchain Tech, Law & Regulation

And BTC Is Not Bitcoin Bit gold has never had anything to do with Bitcoin in any way or form, and…

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My Mentor

By Craig Wright | 07 Apr 2019 | Bitcoin & Blockchain Tech, Law & Regulation

Calvin Ayre is my friend. It becomes very hard to have friends when you have money. I have a few,…

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Panopticrypt

By Craig Wright | 07 Apr 2019 | Bitcoin & Blockchain Tech, Law & Regulation, Math

I started the company Panopticrypt in June 2011. At this stage, I was still deep in disputes with the Australian…

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Two steps forward, one step back

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

All progress comes through a path of resistance. To understand this, we need to understand that a status quo will…

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Digital Rights Management: Serialised Media

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…

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