Cerf and Khan, "A Protocol for Packet Network Intercommunication - TCP/IP"
Whitfiled Diffie and Martin Hellman, "New directions in Cryptography"
Raplh Merkle, "Protocols for public key cryptosystems"
Murray Rothbard, "The Ethics of Liberty"
David Chaum, "Bind Signatures for Untraceable Payments"
Neal Koblitz, "Elliptic Curve Cryptography"
Timothy C. May, "The Crypto-Anarchist's Manifesto"
David Chaum, founded Digicash
Eric Hughes, "A Cypherpunk's Manifesto"
Nick Szabo, "Formalizing and Securing Relationships on Public Networks" - Smart contracts, Third part vulnerabilities
Nick Szabo, "Securing Property Titles with Owner Authority" - Timestamped database
Nick Szabo, Bit Gold
Many online retailer currencies in the dotcom bubble (Beenz, Flooz, etc.)
Hal Finney, "Reusable Proof-of-work"
Bitcoin inception, "Chancellor on brink of second bailout for banks" (Jan 3, 2009)