2016 year in review: Bitcoin’s surprising legal roots

This is my first post in a five-part series where I review the main legal news and technology covered in 2016. See the others here.

Bitcoin and smart contracts were included as one of the future trends in last year’s year in review. As I’ve learned more about Bitcoin and the blockchain – what they are and their origins– I’m convinced that the opportunity is bigger than I thought and has even bigger and more pervasive legal implications. And with the implosion of the DAO this year,...

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