29 Sep '16, 10am

Blockchain: how the revolutionary technology behind Bitcoin could change the art market

Blockchain: how the revolutionary technology behind Bitcoin could change the art market

Issues of provenance, copyright and authentication may soon become a thing of the past, if a potentially revolutionary technology is adopted as quickly by the art world as it has been by the financial sector. And it is not just Silicon Valley hype; art start-ups are already finding real-world applications for blockchain, the technology behind the cryptocurrency Bitcoin. While Bitcoin has recently had its struggles with internal disputes and a reputation for enabling drug deals, blockchain is emerging as the software with the most significant impact. Highly secure A blockchain essentially acts as a public database on which transactions are permanently recorded. It is also highly secure: when a transaction occurs, instead of being recorded on a single, centralised ledger, it instantly appears on a vast network of computers. Although public, it can only be used with a specifi...

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