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BNC has curated a vast collection of technical and industry white papers covering;

  • Blockchain applications & use cases
  • Cryptography
  • Consensus mechanisms
  • Digital currencies
  • Distributed ledger technology (DLT)
  • and much more

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Uro Protocol to the NIER Board Members of the Uro Foundation

Uro

The Uro Protocol is a document that will be signed by all Global NIERs and NIERs, which will bind their agreement to trade Uro for Urea in their represented regions. The Uro Protocol will set out a clear set of procedures for the exchange of Uro for Urea, provide unprecedented transparency and efficiency to the global Urea trade.

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Vanillacoin: An efficient decentralized currency for the internet

Vanillacoin

The Uro Protocol is a document that will be signed by all Global NIERs and NIERs, which will bind their agreement to trade Uro for Urea in their represented regions. The Uro Protocol will set out a clear set of procedures for the exchange of Uro for Urea, provide unprecedented transparency and efficiency to the global Urea trade.

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Velocity: An Autonomous, Open Source Platform for Derivatives

Velocity.TechnologyVignesh Sundaresan and Daniel Cawrey

This paper proposes a method for automating derivatives contracts. Velocity is a distributed autonomous derivatives marketplace. It allows people to hedge or gain exposure to movements on an underlying asset. An underlying asset can be the price of a
cryptocurrency such as bitcoin or any other cryptographically backed asset. In Velocity, all derivatives contracts are cash settled. Velocity allows users to hold leveraged positions on any given price feed in the distributed finance world.

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Enabling Anonymous Connections to the VeriCoin Network using Tor

Vericoin

Tor is a protocol allowing for online anonymity by directing network connections through a network composed of over five thousand relays. The Vidalia software allows for connections via a built in SOCKS proxy.

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VeriCoin Anonyminity - VeriSend - How does it work?

Vericoin

Utilizing VeriCoin’s ANON feature will utilize PGP/GPG encryption techniques with new keys unrelated to the wallet keys. The ring node system will have publically available keys for signed messages to be sent with. Messages will be transferred using a JSON string to the listening VeriCoin ring node. 

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What is Vertcoin?

Vertcoin - David Muller

Vertcoin is a cryptographic currency, similar to Bitcoin and Litecoin, with one major difference. As the forerunner of the digital currency movement, the original Bitcoin developers were unable to perceive all potential threats that would arise to challenge it’s mission as a decentralized currency.

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Virtual Currency Businesses: An Analysis Of The Evolving Regulatory Landscape

Meghan E. Griffiths

Whether virtual currency businesses boom or go bust remains to be seen. The jury is out on whether Bitcoin or some other digital currency garners widespread acceptance by merchants and consumers as a substitute for the U.S. dollar for the electronic payment of goods and services.

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Waves Whitepaper

Waves Sasha Ivanov

WAVES is a decentralized blockchain platform focusing on custom blockchain tokens operations. National currencies transfer is maintained on the WAVES blockchain through compliant gateway operators. Decentralized token exchange facilitates fundraising, crowdfunding, and trading of financial instruments on the blockchain.

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YbCoin Whitepaper

YbCoin - Danny Deng

The founders of YBCoin are a group of enthusiasts and supporters for bitcoin. The name YBCoin, YB stands for the first letter of YuanBao. Yuanbao is a traditional Chinese measure of big bulk gold or silver. It symbols great fortune and prosperity. This paper explores the infrastructure of the protocol's mining algorithm and release mechanism.

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Zerocash: Decentralized Anonymous Payments from Bitcoin (extended version)

ZerocashEli Ben-Sasson, Alessandro Chiesa, Christina Garman, Matthew Green, Ian Miers, Eran Tromer§ Madars Virza

This paper constructs a full-fledged ledger-based digital currency with strong privacy guarantees. The results leverage recent advances in zero-knowledge Succinct Non-interactive ARguments of Knowledge (zk-SNARKs).

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Zerocoin: Anonymous Distributed E-Cash from Bitcoin

ZerocoinIan Miers, Christina Garman, Matthew Green, Aviel D. Rubin

This paper constructs a full-fledged ledger-based digital currency with strong privacy guarantees. The results leverage recent advances in zero-knowledge Succinct Non-interactive Arguments of Knowledge (zk-SNARKs).

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ZeroTime: An approach to decentralized autonomous zero confirmation cryptographic-currency transactions

ZeroTime

This paper constructs a full-fledged ledger-based digital currency with strong privacy guarantees. The results leverage recent advances in zero-knowledge Succinct Non-interactive ARguments of Knowledge (zk-SNARKs).

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Ziftrcoin: A Cryptocurrency To Enable Commerce

ZiftrCoin

This paper introduces the technical specification for a new cryptocurrency aimed at simplifying the process for everyday people to acquire and use digital currency. The authors propose a new digital currency that builds on the best features of the digital currencies that have come before, increases security, enables the network to come to a consensus more quickly, and strengthens decentralization by incentivizing miners to prove knowledge of the transaction data they mine.

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