The only winners in the drug war are police budgets, government overreach, the cartels. Oh, also DRUGS.
We started with the usual framework of coins made from digital signatures, which provides strong control of ownership, but is incomplete without a way to prevent double-spending. To solve this, we proposed a peer-to-peer network using proof-of-work to record a public history of transactions that quickly becomes computationally impractical for an attacker to change if honest nodes control a majority of CPU proof-of-worker.
These people couldn't care less about you.
Dev. Maker. Occasional player of violin.
Bitcoin Maston Instance