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Future impact of Blockchain technologies on services, businesses and regulation

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Tiziana Di Matteo, Tomaso Aste, Paolo Tasca

Original languageEnglish
Number of pages10
JournalCOMPUTER
Publication statusAccepted/In press - 4 May 2017

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Abstract


We introduce basic concepts about Blockchain and discuss the future, foreseeable impact of Blockchain technologies onto our industry and society. The paper briefly tracks the origins of this technology from the Bitcoin digital cash system and describes applications ad applicability in other domains highlighting potentials as well as weaknesses, limitations and risks.

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