Financial and Cryptocurrency Disclosure (Last updated May 5, 2021)

In the vernacular, I am not a “nocoiner.” I occasionally buy cryptocurrencies for experimental purposes. However, as a rule, all my cryptocurrency holdings are small and not intended for investment. I have developed industry-wide guidelines for cryptocurrency researchers and this public disclosure is one of my recommendations. Overall, I attempt to balance bias, industry access, and best methodological practices for research.

Currently, I own a small number of Maidsafe tokens. Previously, I have held Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ethereum Classic, and DAO tokens. I have accounts on several major exchanges, but with empty wallets. I am a party to the Mt. Gox class-action lawsuit. In the past, I have been an advisor and consultant for blockchain startups and fintech organizations and have been compensated for my work with these organizations.