State of Blockchain Q1 2016: Blockchain Funding Overtakes Bitcoin. CoinDesk’s Q1 2016 State of Blockchain report summarizes key trends, data and events from the first quarter of 2016.
This article highlights a few of the 100 new slides from the report, which is freely available to view in full here. For more of our quarterly and annual reports, visit CoinDesk Research. As blockchain hype begins to subside and entrepreneurs and organizations get down to the business of implementation and execution, a new debate has emerged over timing. Splitting industry observers is a key question – Are we just short distance (1-2 years) away from witnessing the radical, transformative effects of blockchain technology?
Or is five to 10 years a more realistic timeframe before blockchain technology fully matures and achieves wide adoption? Nearly two-and-a-half years have now passed since Marc Andreessen penned a widely referenced New York Times op-ed about how bitcoin reminded him of the Internet circa 1993. Venture bounce back Investors go blockchain The rise of Ethereum. MIT ChainAnchor - Bribing Miners to Regulate Bitcoin. Based on the information I have available to me, it appears that the MIT ChainAnchor Project is in part an attempt to get Bitcoin users to register their real world identities and associate their transactions with those identities.
Initially this would be on an opt-in basis, however it appears that ChainAnchor has a longer-term plan to bribe and coerce miners into only mining transactions from registered users, eventually prohibiting non-registered users entirely. If ChainAnchor is fully successful to use Bitcoin at all you would be required to first register your real world identity. Your transactions would be linked to that identity in a way that that a court order, or even a hacker, could uncover full details on every Bitcoin transaction you make - your entire financial history, and for that matter, the full financial history of all Bitcoin users. This would be done in three main stages: My Sources. DecentralizedApplications/README.md at master · DavidJohnstonCEO/DecentralizedApplications.
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