Imagine: Is bitcoin's promise of a universal currency ready for prime time?

Janne Lindqvist, assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering at Rutgers University and a member of WINLAB, said it's not surprising that many people are still perplexed it. “Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies in general are not trivial or easy to understand. But at the same time, it's not like many …
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UNIVERSAL TOKENISATION SYSTEM FOR BLOCKCHAIN-BASED CRYPTOCURRENCIES (patentscope.wipo.int)

A method of creating, redeeming and transferring tokens associated with tokens on a peer-to-peer distributed ledger. The method includes including metadata associated with the token in a redeem script, wherein the redeem script is associated with a transaction of cryptocurrency on the peer-to-peer distributed ledger. One aspect of the invention provides a method of issuing and/or transferring a token, comprising the steps of generating a blockchain transaction (Tx) having an output (Tx O)…

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