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Business 31 August 2023

Code is not law

In this article, the author delves into the popular phrase 'code is law,' the practical realities of smart contracts, and the legal aspects behind the technology.

CBDC Central Bank Digital Currency
Business 30 August 2023

What CBDC?

Contrary to what many believe, CBDC cannot change a nation's monetary policy but is merely a currency for transmitting money, be it fiat or a real commodity.

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Business 16 August 2023

This amicus brief for Coinbase is so wrong

In this article, ZeMing Gao looks into the amicus brief for Coinbase, why speculation drives regulators to enact securities laws, and how an asset is classified as a security.

HyperText Transfer Protocol and World Wide Web acronyms on search engine
Tech 14 August 2023

Blockchain and HTTP/S

HTTP/S is the foundation of data communication for the World Wide Web; it is programmed using HTML (HyperText Markup Language), which has codes to express various HTML elements.

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Editorial 11 August 2023

The XRP judge got the securities law wrong

In the summary judgment, the judge in the Ripple case said that selling XRP tokens to institutional buyers constituted a sale of unregistered securities, but selling XRP tokens to the public did not.