As Blockchain Identity Becomes Real,  2017 Will See An Explosion of Blockchain Profitability

As Blockchain Identity Becomes Real, 2017 Will See An Explosion of Blockchain Profitability

Blockchain identity is already in use in various sectors of data management and technological development. With its applications so far, can we say that the Blockchain has lived up to expectations? Some experts think it’s overhyped, others see that late 2016/2017 will be the year of explosion for real-world Blockchain profitability and usage. That is, as long as politics doesn’t get in the way. What is Blockchain identity? Blockchain identity is also defined by Christopher Bates of Bitland as the representation of a 100% verifiable identity which can be established through a series of....


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