Andrew Bodnar has published an article entitled ‘Crypto-mining: a digital opportunity raising analogue issues’.
The issues raised by trading in crypto-currencies, and the potential for its abuse by criminal organisations and fraudsters, are now well understood and have been widely discussed. Andrew wrote a piece for Offshore Investment on some of the legal issues raised by asset recovery and crypto-currencies last year, and a review of Bitcoin’s updated website shows that those behind it are alive to those issues. But what of the process of mining itself? What if the crypto-miners are themselves tainted?
To read his article in full, please click here.