[Cryptography] Why Nasdaq Is Betting On Bitcoin’s Blockchain

Ben Laurie ben at links.org
Tue Jul 28 02:06:14 EDT 2015

On Mon, 27 Jul 2015 at 23:37 John Levine <johnl at iecc.com> wrote:

> >
> http://www.technologyreview.com/news/539171/why-nasdaq-is-betting-on-bitcoins-blockchain/
> >
> >Why Nasdaq Is Betting On Bitcoin’s Blockchain
> >
> >Bitcoin's public transaction record will help startups keep track of
> shares and shareholders
> The technology seems straightforward enough.  I'm more interested in
> how a small scale system like this one plans to keep one mining pool
> from getting >50% of the miners,

Which is why they should use something that is _actually_ immutable instead
of Bitcoin.

> and how they plan to undo mistakes.

Surely that's easy - you just add a "mistake correction" transaction.
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