[bitcoin-dev] Making AsicBoost irrelevant

Peter Todd pete at petertodd.org
Thu May 12 01:58:06 UTC 2016


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On 11 May 2016 21:23:21 GMT-04:00, Russell O'Connor via bitcoin-dev <bitcoin-dev at lists.linuxfoundation.org> wrote:
>Is the design and manufacturing processes for the most power efficient
>ASICs otherwise patent unencumbered?  If not, why do we care so much
>about
>this one patent over all the others that stand on the road between pen
>and
>paper computation and thermodynamically ideal computation?

If others are found that are significant I think we'd definitely consider fighting them as well.
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