Categories Asides Bitcoin: The Fifth Protocol Post author By Matt Post date April 6, 2014 1 Comment on Bitcoin: The Fifth Protocol Naval Ravikant writes on Bitcoin (and more) as The Fifth Protocol. Fantastic read, and reminds me to read Snow Crash. Share this: Related On WordPress.com and BitcoinFebruary 24, 2015In "Asides"Phil is BackJanuary 13, 2005In "Asides"Bitcoin and decentralizationOctober 6, 2012In "Asides" ← Jetpack on Pender Island → Why the Web Still Matters for Writing 1 reply on “Bitcoin: The Fifth Protocol” Maybe I’m misunderstanding the author’s point, but how would adding cryptocurrency as a method of prioritizing traffic on the network not wreck the open, neutral, decentralized Internet? It sounds like a system of high-frequency trading that will result in a class system on the network. Comments are closed.