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decentralization was always a myth

decentralization was always a myth

Possibly the most important academic research in the crypto world to date has been published today. A study that reviews the origins of Bitcoin and makes clear one of its main conclusions: the decentralization of Bitcoin was more a philosophy than something real. At least during its first years.

through the New York Times we know about this study led by Alyssa Blackburn, a data scientist at Rice University. For years, the researcher and another group of scientists from six universities around the world have been collecting and analyzing the Bitcoin block chains, until reaching the first transactions in January 2009.

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