Blockchain is a form of distributed ledger technology that links together transaction and other information in cryptographic chain that cannot be altered. This gives all authorised participants full confidence in the security and authenticity of the records.
The first blockchain was the Bitcoin blockchain but blockchain and other distributed ledger solutions have now been applied to almost all types of assets and information and is triggering a wave of economic innovation.
Useful resources to understand more about Blockchain and its implications include:
What is Blockchain?
World Economic Forum
Blockchain Explained Simply
Author of “The Blockchain Revolution”
Address to members of the Australian Parliamentary Friends of Blockchain
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