Blockchain and the law : the rule of code
- Primavera De Filippi and Aaron Wright.
- Cambridge, Massachusetts : Harvard University Press, 2018.
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- 300 pages ; 25 cm
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Engineering Library (Terman)
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- Includes bibliographical references and index.
- Part I. The technology: Blockchains, bitcoin, and decentralized computing platforms
- Characteristics of blockchains
- Part II. Blockchains, finance, and contracts: Digital currencies and decentralized payment systems
- Smart contracts as legal contracts
- Smart securities and derivatives
- Part III. Blockchains and information systems: Tamper-resistant, certified, and authenticated data
- Resilient and tamper-resistant information systems
- Part IV. Organizations and automation: The future of organizations
- Decentralized autonomous organizations
- Blockchain of things
- Part V. Regulating decentralized, blockchain-based systems: Modes of regulation
- Code as law.
- Publisher's Summary
- How does Bitcoin mine money from 1s and 0s? Through blockchain, a tool for creating secure, decentralized peer-to-peer applications. The technology has been compared to the Internet in impact. But disintermediation blockchain's greatest benefit cuts out oversight along with middlemen. Blockchain and the Law urges the law to catch up.
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