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Counterparty Has Reached Its Millionth Transaction

On Thursday, the smart contract protocol Counterparty reached its millionth transaction. Bitcoin Magazine received an update on the status of the project from Shawn Leary, the newly elected Counterparty community director. Counterparty was launched in January 2014 with the creation of its native currency,…

3 Smart Contract Misconceptions

One of the most promising developments in blockchain is the idea of smart contracts. First detailed by cryptographer Nick Szabo in his 1994 paper “Smart Contracts”, Szabo describes the concept as “a computerized transaction protocol that executes the terms of a contract”….

Why Poker, Dating Dapps Chose Ethereum

Two new projects have joined the wagon for those banking on the Ethereum smart contractfeature to bring their concept to their intended users. Of late, there have been suggestions that the second most valuable crypto network will blossom beyond expectation…

The Two Topics in Law and Blockchain

It’s rare for any issue in the blockchain industry to escape conversation about legal implications. This past summer, The DAO hack prompted discussion of the legal responsibilities of blockchain developers, and the differences between code and law. The popularity of…