What Bitcoin's white paper got right, wrong, and what we still don't know

https://www.coindesk.com/what-bitcoins-white-paper-got-right-wrong-and-what-we-still-dont-know

Ran across this article. First time I've ever seen someone suggest that the BTC whitepaper isn't flawless. Worth at read

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    madexcelmadexcel Reputation: 0
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    Great article thanks for posting this. Many, many interesting points including:


    Simplistic attack analysis. The Bitcoin white paper devotes a relatively large amount of space (about a quarter of the text) to analyzing the chances of a miner with less than 51% mining power successfully launching a fork by getting lucky. Subsequent analysis has identified many other attack vectors (such as selfish mining) and this analysis now looks dated.


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    This is the best argument I've seen for the case that Bitcoin is a prototype, a brilliant prototype, but a prototype. The next generation of asset-backed stable coins are going to iron out the majority of these issues, and will have a real-world use beyond speculation.

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