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Bitcoin as a financial instrument

“Bitcoin is analogous in many ways to old systems. The exchange of value is done in the same way as a negotiable instrument or cheque.” - Dr. Craig S. Wright, Peer-to-peer electronic cash.

A negotiable instrument can be transferred or assigned to another party; in comparison, a non-negotiable instrument cannot be transferred from one party to the next but can only be redeemed or spent by the original recipient of the instrument.

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Bit & Coin

Merging Digitality and Physicality

Volume IDigital Humanity’s Truth Layer - The New Internet, its Authenticity Layer, and Applications
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