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Ten years in, nobody has come up with a use for blockchain

Another critical look on the blockchain and Bitcoin:

Each purported use case — from payments to legal documents, from escrow to voting systems—amounts to a set of contortions to add a distributed, encrypted, anonymous ledger where none was needed. What if there isn’t actually any use for a distributed ledger at all? What if, ten years after it was invented, the reason nobody has adopted a distributed ledger at scale is because nobody wants it?

Source: Ten years in, nobody has come up with a use for blockchain

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One thought on “Ten years in, nobody has come up with a use for blockchain

  1. William Willems says:

    This seems a bit outdated… Mt Gox seized to exist in 2014. There are plenty of adopted use cases (Vechain and Power Ledger just to name a few).

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