Category: White Paper

Confronting Bitcoin Network Issues Using Nakamoto Consensus and a Mining Parliament

A Look at Confronting Issues Using Nakamoto Consensus and a Mining ParliamentOn June 28, Bitcoin Cash proponent Javier Gonzalez announced the launch of an interesting protocol called the Bitcoin Mining Parliament (BMP). The theory behind BMP is backed by the concept of Nakamoto Consensus where “miners are the executive power of Bitcoin” and “any needed rules and incentives can be enforced with this consensus mechanism.” Also […]

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Bitmain’s Nishant Sharma Talks China and Crypto in the Humans of Bitcoin Podcast

Bitmain's Nishant Sharma Talks China and Crypto in the Humans of Bitcoin PodcastThis week on the Humans of Bitcoin podcast host Matt Aaron chatted with Bitmain’s Nishant Sharma who shared his story and discussed the western hemisphere’s false impressions of China and Bitcoin. During the interview, Sharma conversed about his work with Bitmain, one of the largest cryptocurrency companies in the world, and addressed some of the […]

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Report Insists ‘Bitcoin Was Not Purpose-Built to First Be a Store of Value’

Report Insists 'Bitcoin Was Not Purpose-Built to First Be a Store of Value'There’s been furious debate over the last few years on whether or not Satoshi created Bitcoin to be a peer-to-peer cash system or a purpose-built store of value. Lately, a few BTC proponents claim that Satoshi deliberately built Bitcoin to be a store of value (SoV). Despite the SoV narrative, the cofounder of OB1, Samuel […]

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Another Aspiring Satoshi Copyrights the Bitcoin Whitepaper

The cryptocurrency community got riled up recently over Craig Wright’s U.S. copyright registration of the Bitcoin whitepaper and some of the code from the early software. However, on May 24 the U.S. Copyright Office saw a Bitcoin whitepaper registration by a man named Wei Liu, bringing another legal challenger to Wright’s claim of ownership over […]

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US Copyright Office Responds to Craig Wright’s Bitcoin Registrations

US Copyright Office Responds to Craig Wright's Bitcoin RegistrationsOn May 21, 2019, a press release was sent to a variety of publications that said Craig Wright was granted two U.S. copyrights for the original Bitcoin white paper and version 0.1 of the cryptocurrency’s code. Meanwhile, the U.S. Copyright Office specifically addressed the matter in a press release which emphasized the agency “does not […]

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How to Create Your Own SLP Token Using the Bitcoin Cash Blockchain

How to Create Your Own SLP Token Using the Bitcoin Cash BlockchainSince the latest Electron Cash SLP version release and the newly published Badger Wallet extension, Bitcoin Cash (BCH) supporters have been creating an abundance of tokens. Because the tokens are so simple to develop, BCH enthusiasts have created tokens for fun, giving them names like ‘XRP Cash,’ ‘Doge Cash,’ and even ‘BSV Cash.’ The following […]

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Satoshi’s Bitcoin Whitepaper Is Now Available in Arabic and Hindi

Satoshi’s Bitcoin White Paper is Now Available in Arabic and HindiOn Jan. 22, blockchain infrastructure firm Bitfury announced during the World Economic Forum in Davos that Satoshi Nakamoto’s Bitcoin whitepaper has been translated into Arabic and Hindi for the first time. The translations of the paper “Bitcoin: A Peer-to-Peer Electronic Cash System” can now be read by the millions of people around the world who […]

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Ten Years Ago Today, the Whitepaper Changed the Way We Look at Money

Ten Years Ago The White Paper Changed the Way We Look at MoneyOn Oct. 31, 2008, at 2:10 p.m. EDT, the creator of the Bitcoin network, Satoshi Nakamoto, announced the publication of the protocol’s whitepaper using a Vistomail email address. It’s now been 10 years to the day since Satoshi’s idea was first revealed to the world — an idea that unleashed the first pure peer-to-peer version of […]

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New Satoshi Challenger Tells All — But Is He Legit?

New Satoshi Challenger Tells All — But Is He Legit?Just recently we reported on new information concerning the hunt for Satoshi Nakamoto. Following a summary of suspects, we ended the report with the first part of an interview with a man who believes he was a member of the Satoshi Nakamoto group. Unfortunately, Phil Wilson, the man who says he was an original Satoshi […]

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A Look at Stylometry: Can We Uncover Satoshi Through Literary Quirks?

A Look at Stylometry: Can We Uncover Satoshi Through Literary Quirks?Over the past few years, the number of people hunting for Satoshi Nakamoto has increased as people all over the world have been in search of the mysterious creator of Bitcoin. The cryptocurrency-community has also seen a few people come out of the woodwork recently, who have claimed to be Satoshi or have been accused […]

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Wormhole Project Launches — $1.2M Worth of BCH Burned So Far

Wormhole Project Launches $1.2M Worth of BCH Burned So FarLast week, news.Bitcoin.com reported on the Wormhole announcement of a tokenization and smart contract platform project for the Bitcoin Cash (BCH) network. The Wormhole protocol was initiated by the firm Bitmain Technologies, and the codebase is a fork from the Omni Layer protocol. Furthermore, the project has already issued a bunch of Wormhole Cash (WHC) […]

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Study Shows Many ICO Protocols Fail to Match White Paper Promises

Study Shows Many ICO Protocols Fail to Match White Paper PromisesOn July 19, a group of interdisciplinary researchers from the University of Pennsylvania, with guidance from the esteemed Penn Law professor David Hoffman, published an in-depth study of initial coin offerings (ICOs) that promise innovative concepts like autonomous governance and operate by the belief that ‘code is law’. However, most of the ICOs the group […]

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A BCH Fueled Version of Patreon is Coming This August

A BCH Fueled Version of Patreon is Coming This AugustJust recently a team of programmers announced the creation of a ‘Bitreon.cash,’ a platform that aims to be similar to the popular membership application, Patreon. This particular platform, however, will be censorship resistant and powered by bitcoin cash (BCH) payments. In order to fund the protocol, two developers have raised 47 BCH so far out of […]

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