Deep Background with Noah Feldman Vitalik Buterin’s Plan for Legitimating Crypto

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Vitalik Buterin, co-founder of the blockchain Ethereum, argues that cryptocurrency’s scarcest resource is legitimacy. Ethereum is the second-largest blockchain ecosystem, making Buterin one of the most influential individuals in the cryptocurrency world. Buterin and Noah delve deep into the nature of legitimacy, social contracts, and what they mean for the reliability of cryptocurrency and the blockchain.

The Host

Noah Feldman

Noah Feldman is the Felix Frankfurter Professor of Law at Harvard Law School and director of its Julis-Rabinowitz Program on Jewish and Israeli Law. He specializes in constitutional studies and…