Abstract

Bitcoin has a number of features and properties which are sometimes presented as interesting and positive. In fact they are closer to engineering mistakes. Serious problems are programmed in the DNA (the source code) of great majority of crypto currencies. Small details in the source code can make very big difference. In this chapter seven major ‘sins’ of Bitcoin are discussed highlighting risks and suggesting solutions.

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Authors

Nicolas T Courtois

Year

2016

Journal

, 97–120.

Keywords

Computational Finance, Cryptography, and Finance

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