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Blockchain: Good, bad and ugly

The Hindu Business Line | 14/03/2021 03:15 PM | Click to read full article

Blockchain is not a new concept; the idea of using hash chains to secure pieces of data, or the concept of cryptographically secured distributed consensus has been around for some decades.

However, Bitcoin, the widely debated cryptocurrency, was responsible for popularising blockchain by demonstrating its power in a decentralized set-up. Later, enterprises began finding various exciting business uses for this technology.