A cyber-attacker outsmarts a “smart contract”

  • Britain has voted to leave the EU.
  • But by the DAO’s philosophy, that is irrelevant: all that matters is what the code allows.
  • Bitcoin’s blockchain handles mainly financial transactions, but ether’s can run computer code, including self-executing “smart contracts”, like those underpinning the DAO.
  • New businesses eye the opportunities in managing genome data
  • Pakistan’s army gets into the film business

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@tysmeister: “The Economist | The DAO: Theft is property – possibly a bit early to convey real property on blockchain…”


A cyber-attacker outsmarts a “smart contract”


A cyber-attacker outsmarts a “smart contract”