16 Oct '13, 12pm

Bitcoin as law enforcement/natsec honeypot: what is the evidence?

appears to be the order of the day, given what we know about the NSA and GCHQ thanks to Edward Snowden. Absent from the stories so far is any mention of Bitcoin . I find this odd - Bitcoin is the most cypherpunky of all crypto technologies, after all. I want to make the case, without necessarily endorsing it, that we should be much more suspicious of Bitcoin than we are at present. 1) Bitcoin was almost certainly a team effort. The design has been peer-reviewed and is found to be remarkably secure, complete and well-rounded[1]. I argue that this suggests that a peer-review or quality control process has already been applied. If one individual cryptographer had written Bitcoin, it would contain far more idiosyncracies than it does, not just in the cryptosystem design but also in the C++ code itself. The core protocol itself, which uses a Turing-incomplete programming langua...

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All you need to know about federal bitcoin law in Canada

All you need to know about federal bitcoin law ...

coindesk.com 23 Oct '13, 7pm

My name is Matt Burgoyne and I’m an associate at Canadian legal firm McLeod Law . I’m involved with Canadian and internati...