I don't understand your rational. My rational is that people obey ownership laws because the government uses its monopoly on legitimate violence to enforce ownership laws; that even the threat of enforcement is enough to compel obedience 99.9% of the time. Sure, enforcement doesn't explain how the powerful decide which…

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Who controls Satoshi's bitcoin now? Is it orphaned, and now because no one has the private key, it can never be touched? If so, it would have been great if Satoshi/Hal had been able to donate it to like a non-profit, or used it to establish a dividend-paying trust fund…

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