Blockchain’s association with bitcoin initially created an image problem as bitcoin achieved notoriety for its role in crimes, including in ransomware attacks and buying from the dark web, though as this article points out these concerns have now been largely dispelled. According to Sir Mark Walport, chief scientific adviser to the government, this technology could help governments […]

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The results of a just released major blockchain study driven by the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Organisation’s (CSIRO’s) research unit Data61 predicts blockchain will have a profound effect on the Australian economy. Though it may take a while to reach mainstream adoption, the study’s authors sense they are on a cusp of something big – […]

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