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Wendy McElroy: Free-Market Law Enforcement for Crypto

The Satoshi Revolution: A Revolution of Rising Expectations. Section 4: State Versus Society Chapter 9, Part 6 Government is a law factory. It passes laws in the same manner that another type of factory extrudes metal molding…But, whereas a factory which extrudes metal molding is providing a product which is useful to the citizens generally, […]

Blockchain Data Now Has Legal Bearing in the State of Ohio

Governor John Kasich from the Midwestern state of Ohio signed a bill this week that formally recognizes data recorded on a blockchain and electronic signatures as having legal bearing in a court of law. The state joins Vermont and Arizona, two states that have already passed laws that recognize blockchain-based transactions. Also read: Philippines Building Crypto […]

Wendy McElroy: Does Your Money Serve the State or You?

The Satoshi Revolution: A Revolution of Rising Expectations Section 4: State Versus Society Chapter 9, Part 4 Does Your Money Serve the State or You? The State, in short, subjects people, whereas Society associates them voluntarily. – Felix Morley Two simple litmus tests determine whether money serves the state (organized force) or whether it serves […]

Wendy McElroy: The Free Market Can Provide Law

The Satoshi Revolution: A Revolution of Rising Expectations Section 4: State Versus Society Chapter 9, Part 3 The Free Market Can Provide Law Crypto is the Wild West, and there ought to be a law. I agree. But agreement is the beginning of a vigorous dispute. It comes down to the question of “what is […]