Bitcoin Q&A: The rules of Bitcoin (part 1)


This is the first part of the answer to the question: “What are the rules within Bitcoin?” What makes a transaction “correct” or “incorrect”? What distinguishes the rules for transactions in Bitcoin from the rules for transactions done through traditional financial institutions?

Part 2: https://youtu.be/vtIp0GP4w1E

This is part of a talk which took place on July 7th 2017 at a Bloktex event hosted by the Wisma BeeOn Group in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia: https://antonopoulos.com/event/the-future-of-money-kuala-lumpur-malaysia/

Watch the full talk here: https://youtu.be/HaJ1hvon0E0

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Andreas M. Antonopoulos is a technologist and serial entrepreneur who has become one of the most well-known and well-respected figures in bitcoin.

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He is the author of two books: “Mastering Bitcoin,” published by O’Reilly Media and considered the best technical guide to bitcoin; “The Internet of Money,” a book about why bitcoin matters.

THE INTERNET OF MONEY, v1: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Internet-Money-collection-Andreas-Antonopoulos/dp/1537000454/ref=asap_bc?ie=UTF8

MASTERING BITCOIN: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Mastering-Bitcoin-Unlocking-Digital-Cryptocurrencies/dp/1449374042

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