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    Adam Back: Blockstream ‘Has No Patents Related To SegWit’

    Blockstream CEO Adam Back has refuted claims by Swedish Pirate Party founder Rick Falkvinge that the company “has patents in SegWit.”  Pirate Party’s Falkvinge: Blockstream SegWit Support Driven By Patents In a Twitter response Monday, Back stated Blockstream “does not have any patents, patent applications, provisional patent applications, or anything similar, related to segwit.” @DanDarkPill Blockstream does not have any patents, patent applications, provisional patent applications, or anything similar, related to segwit. — Adam Back

    · May 1, 2017 · 12:00 pm
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    Proposed Hard-Fork to Nullify ASICBoost Patent

    Bitcoin Core contributor, Peter Todd, announced that a hard-fork had been proposed to negate attempts to patent the ASICBoost method. Also read: Kraken Launches ETH Dark Pool Trading According to a message sent out by Peter, this proposed idea sprang from an agreement made at a Bitcoin-oriented round-table in February. The round-table was attended by a slew of representatives from the Bitcoin development and industry, and focused on a variety of different subjects. The intent

    · May 11, 2016 · 5:01 pm