Category: Op-ed

Op Ed: How Bitcoin’s Protocol of Peace Can End the Nuclear Age

Since it came to life in early 2009, Bitcoin has begun disrupting the world of finance. Over the years, this decentralized digital currency came to mean different things for different people. For some, it presented opportunities for prosperity, becoming the best performing asset in their portfolio. For others, this peer-to-peer cash for the internet represents […]

Op Ed: Bitcoin Mining Attacks Are Overblown

Whenever I claim that bitcoin is the only decentralized cryptocurrency, I get one of two arguments: My X coin is also decentralized. Bitcoin isn’t decentralized because of Core and/or miners. I’ll leave 1 and the first half of 2 for another day, but the “mining centralization” argument is what I want to tackle in this […]

Op Ed: SEC’s Latest Declaration Creates Legal Minefield for Digital Assets

On November 16, 2018, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) issued a public statement clarifying its intent to regulate activities involving the issuance and trading of digital assets. The SEC’s Statement on Digital Asset Securities Issuance and Trading pronounces that three categories of financial services that utilize blockchain or other distributed ledger technologies (DLTs) […]