30 Jan '17, 12am

Reluctance to Use Bitcoin Could Haunt Blockchain Labs

R3CEV founders say they prefer blockchain agnosticism. In other words, an in-production Bitcoin has no advantage over research-and-development distributed ledgers. ‘No, it’s not bitcoin!’” Mr. Rutter explained to Risk Magazine his thoughts on Bitcoin maximalism. “It’s an innovation inspired by the use of cryptographic maths, but it’s not about trust-less transfer of value – because of course guys, we all trust each other; our market has documentation and legal underpinnings, and we transfer billions of dollars to each other all the time.”

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