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Tech 15 April 2022

Graftroot on Bitcoin today: No fork needed

sCrypt demonstrated how to implement Taproot on the original Bitcoin using a contractless contract and shows that its follow-up proposal, Graftroot, can be implemented in a similar fashion.

Macro shot of Bitcoin on motherboard
Tech 12 April 2022

Taro and Taproot—just empty carbs

A recently published article by an anonymous author is seemingly aimed to promote the new "scaling solution" proposal on the Lightning network BTC.

Bitcoin on circuit board
Tech 11 April 2022

Taproot on Bitcoin: Contractless Contract + MAST

In this article, sCrypt showed how to implement Taproot using the original Bitcoin protocol without any changes, by combining contractless contract and Merklized Alternative Script Tree (MAST).

Selective focus of silver bitcoin and piles of bitcoins behind
Editorial 27 March 2022

Taproot: Building a mixer

The false belief of the BTC community hold lies in thinking that if you mix the inputs, the now “untraceable outputs” will no longer be seized or be outside the area law enforcement can cover.

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Editorial 22 March 2022

The wizard of blockchain

As in the Wizard of Oz, BTC developers are committing a global fraud by pretending to have no control of the network where, in fact, they are manipulating a global financial system for their benefit.

Business 9 July 2021

BTC is a dead end tech—here’s why

BTC backers may come to rue the day they implemented their latest protocol change if certain governments conclude that a system that can be altered at will could also be altered by them.

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Business 19 October 2020

Is Taproot new BTC malware?

For years, advocates for Taproot and Schnorr have cited increased efficiency and added “privacy” because Schnorr aggregates signatures together at the protocol level.

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