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Digital Ethics and the Blockchain
14 March 2018
Dan Blum, CISSP
How the digital transformation turns out may depend on how well it supports core values such as prosperity, fairness, integrity, transparency and privacy atop an Internet that erodes some of these values.
Many hope platforms built on blockchains will improve online ethics by providing the Internet’s missing trust layer.
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A blockchain is a form of digital ledger that records and widely distributes transactions while offering strong provisions for data integrity and availability. Different types exist. Some (such as Bitcoin’s) are highly decentralized, while others (such as the R3 Corda) are controlled by private industry groups. All promise to enable previously risk-prohibitive use cases. Read More >>