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Walch, Angela. Deconstructing 'Decentralization'; Exploring the Core Claim of Crypto Systems
A summary of Angela Walch's 2019 paper 'Deconstructing 'Decentralization': Exploring the Core Claim of Crypto Systems'. Walch demonstrates how pervasive the belief that blockchains are ‘decentralized’ ...
Bindseil, Ulrich. et al. The encrypted threat; Bitcoin’s social cost and regulatory responses
This paper, authored by By Ulrich Bindseil, Patrick Papsdorf and Jurgen Schaaf of the European Central Bank, digs into the social impact of Bitcoin and the regulatory decisions that are being made by ...