| ||Bitcoin: Did you ever ask yourself why ...|
6 points by petar 2406 days ago | hide | past | web | favorite | 12 comments |
|... you cannot find a single paper, published in even a semi-prestigious venue, in the academic literature?|
You don't believe me? Go to Google Scholar and try for yourself.
Well. It's because Bitcoins are not at all a spectacular idea. The Bitcoin system is vulnerable to some of the most well known attack classes, in particular the Sybil Attack, which is most likely the reason why no professional algorithm designer/scientist has ever bothered writing a commentary, much less a paper, about them.
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