Bitcoin Security Made Easy: Using Password Managers I have a confession. While today I work to help people and organizations secure their bitcoin, in 2013 my security practices were abysmal. My passwords were terrible. Really awful, like 12345 and Abc123. Oh, and I reused the same passwords everywhere, except for online banking where I cleverly
Vaccinating Ourselves from Local Courts This article is a companion piece to my presentation with the same name. Within the article you’ll find more details on why arbitration matters, how you can use it to protect yourself from hundreds of local jurisdictions. You’ll also find a sample arbitration clause and a link to a clause builder
Locked Out: Estate Planning for Bitcoin, AltCoins, & Asset-Tokens by Pamela Morgan of Empowered Law PLLC; Download a PDF of this article. Do you know if your clients own bitcoin? Or other cryptocurrencies, like ethereum? Or asset-tokens, like Tatiana Coin? If you’re like most lawyers, you have no idea if your clients own these assets.
This article is about using technology to modernize the way attorneys hold client funds.
Pamela’s newest article on Democratizing Financial Control using Bitcoin’s Multi-Sig Technology: http://bit.ly/1wg4ZQg It discusses how a 7-of-12 multi-signature address can empower women in co-ops to bypass cultural and social challenges. Although this specific use case is highlighted, any organization with 15 or fewer members can utilize the same technology and benefits. #InternationalWomensDay #MakeItHappen
Download a PDF of this article here: Default Law: Arial 11 isn’t your only option Default Law: Arial 11 isn’t your only option by Pamela Morgan, Esq. Decentralized currencies and contracts have created exciting new opportunities for entrepreneurs. But what is the legal context for these new ventures? Many entrepreneurs avoid considering legal context because
Download “Bitcoin Multi-Signature Account Operating Manual” as a PDF By Pamela Morgan, Empowered Law Bitcoin Multi-Signature Account Operating Manual Empowered Law offers a full-service multi-signature corporate governance program which includes consultation, set-up, process design, testing, operations manuals, and ongoing support as well as secure key storage and third-party signer services. We open source our
Download “Bitcoin Multi-Signature Accounts for Corporate Governance” as a PDF By Pamela Morgan, Empowered Law Bitcoin allows us to keep complete control over our money, without the need for banks or custodial accounts. Ownership and control of the keys is the only thing that determines control over the funds. With that great power comes a
Protecting Clients, Increasing Transparency, and Expediting Payments: using blockchain technology for legal fees
When I became aware of the blockchain technology, one of the first ideas that interested me was how it could be used to replace custodial IOLTA or client trust accounts. If you’ve ever paid an attorney, up-front, your money was probably deposited into an IOLTA. IOLTA stands for Interest on Lawyer Trust Account and it’s
“The bitcoin network is much more than a currency.” I’ve heard that over and over from bitcoin enthusiasts. So I decided to explore the technology from the perspective of an educator, entrepreneur, and attorney. My goal is to find ways to use the technology to reduce cost and risk to clients, increase autonomy in the