Code Is No Law, Law Is No Code

The feature was written by Alexander Boldachev, a philosopher, the member of Russia’s Futurology Association, and eGaaS analyst exclusively for ForkLog.

Defiled Consensus: Waiting for a Digital Messiah

Some anthropologists believe consensus is a universal decision-making system inherent in primitive societies where people struggled for survival and inclined towards equal partnership.

Block Size Games: Bitcoin Unlimited, Dash, and the Rules of Go

This March proved exuberant of drama for the entire cryptocurrency community. First, the Winklevoss failed to obtain SEC approval for their ETF, then some altcoins rushed upwards, and all that against the background of fierce discussions concerning well-planned media attacks by both sides of the Unlimited/Core conflict. This feature discusses.

No Wallets and No Internet: the Fully Anonymous Cash of Tomorrow

Why cash is better than debt wealth? Сash is the actual money, i.e. common liquid commodity, not a promise to provide such commodity. Cashless money is promissory notes cleared by cash. Cash transactions are untraceable, they’re anonymous and decentralized. They require no third party involvement, and, as opposed to bank.

Tackling Terrorism: Blockchain vs Laws

In 2016, a set of amendments to anti-terrorism legislation, also known as the Yarovaya Package (called so after the Russian Duma deputy Irina Yarovaya who initially proposed the measures) has become the most crucial event in the recent history of Russian IT industry.