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7 facts bitcoin believers will never tell you

Bitcoin has obtained a mythical status. Its market value skyrocketed and traditional media all over the world are writing about it. Bitcoin believers present an overly positive image and appoach the technology all too often in an unscientific, almost religious, way. This talks reveals several severe issues by shedding a rare critical light on the cryptocurrency.

Language: English
Privacy, Governance & Risk Management
Kristof Verslype, Researcher, Smals
Kristof obtained in 2011 a PhD of engineering at the department of computer science of the KU Leuven (Belgium). His research focused on improving privacy with cryptography. Since 2011, he is a researcher at Smals (Belgian government). His current domains are blockchain, privacy and applied cryptography.
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