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Research & Development

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How can Payment Coin (POD) take on well established crypto projects with huge financial backing and large development teams. We have an unique USP in our cutting edge research and discovery. Our findings have transformative potential of genesis block scale; which we aim to convert into development deliverables in 2021/22 to shake-up the crypto and financial industry. Years of detailed crypto...

Not Satoshi Nakamoto

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Jose Abad-Peiro Martin Abadi Alessandro Acquisti Leonard Adleman Gordon Agnew Ross Anderson N. Asokan Derek Atkins Tuomas Aura Stefan Axelsson Philippe Béguin Jon Baber Adam Back Alireza Bahreman Shahram Bakhtiari Doug Barnes Don Beaver Mihir Bellare Steven Bellovin Josh Benaloh Francesco Bergadano Tom Berson Elisa Bertino Thomas Beth Albrecht Beutelspacher Eli Biham Tina Bird Alex Biryukov Matt...

List of Satoshi Candidates

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A list of Crypto folks: Aaron Swartz Abida Khattak Adam Back Adam Shostack Adam Young Adi Shamir Adrian Perrig Alain Mayer Alan Sherman Albert Levi Albrecht Beutelspacher Alessandro Acquisti Alessandro Piva Alex Biryukov Alfred J. Menezes Alfred Menezes Alfredo De Santis Ali Selcuk Alice Silverberg Alireza Bahreman Amir Herzberg Amir Taaki Amos Fiat Amr Youssef Andreas Antonopoulos Andreas...

Bitcoin source code from November 2008.

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Accidentally discovered a mind-blowing artefact of Bitcoin history. I had heard rumors of its existence. I give you: the pre-release source code of Bitcoin! … Confirmation by Satoshi many had access to code when he mined Genesis: … TL;DR Satoshi got many people to review the Bitcoin source code, so this means he wants the only miner when bitcoin launched Mindblown: earliest reference to the term...

The Time Zones of Satoshi Nakamoto

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An early draft of the Bitcoin paper from October 2008 has the following information in its metadata: 64 0 obj endobj A later draft, the one published at has the following: 67 0 obj endobj Together the timestamp values 20081003134958–07’00’ and 20090324113315–06’00’ demonstrate that the computer used to export the paper to PDF had its clock time set to use the ‘Mountain...

NSA Backdoors and Bitcoin

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Many cryptographic standards widely used in commercial applications were developed by the U.S. Government’s National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). Normally government involvement in developing ciphers for public use would throw up red flags, however all of the algorithms are part of the public domain and have been analyzed and vetted by professional cryptographers who know what...

Satoshi’s Genius: Unexpected Ways In Which Bitcoin Dodged Some Cryptographic Bullets

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As far as open-source protocols go, one area in which Bitcoin is unique is the sheer difficulty of making any changes to the protocol. Unlike most other protocols, where features can be added, modified or deprecated at a moment’s notice, in the world of Bitcoin even the slightest change requires the simultaneous cooperation of the vast majority of the entire Bitcoin network. The reason for this...

NSA and ECC

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I’ve been reading up recently on the revelations that the NSA is subverting implementations/service providers to undermine various internet crypto standards (see this: ). Now this has all of the basic hallmarks of a ‘scare campaign’ where people are led to believe that crypto techniques/mathmatics themselves are insecure rather than the truth that the NSA is attacking the...

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