Hard Forks on the Bitcoin Blockchain: Reversible Exit, Continuing Voice

1 Stanford J. of Blockchain Law & Policy 1 (2018)

Loyola Law School, Los Angeles Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2018-25

21 Pages Posted: 19 Jul 2018

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Jeffery Atik

Loyola Law School Los Angeles

George Gerro

Loyola Law School Los Angeles - Alumni

Date Written: June 27, 2018

Abstract

Hirschman’s Exit/Voice conception has stimulated an extensive literature across many disciplines. Exit/Voice was designed to shine explanatory light on the responses of stakeholders in firms and states in moments of decline. We apply it here to the Bitcoin blockchain, where the Exit/Voice apparatus illuminates strange and unencountered qualities of the reactive choices open to the blockchain’s varied stakeholders.

Suggested Citation

Atik, Jeffery and Gerro, George, Hard Forks on the Bitcoin Blockchain: Reversible Exit, Continuing Voice (June 27, 2018). 1 Stanford J. of Blockchain Law & Policy 1 (2018); Loyola Law School, Los Angeles Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2018-25. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3203893

Jeffery Atik (Contact Author)

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George Gerro

Loyola Law School Los Angeles - Alumni ( email )

Los Angeles, CA
United States

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