[Cryptography] IBM looking at adopting bitcoin technology for major currencies

Dave Horsfall dave at horsfall.org
Fri Mar 13 13:39:14 EDT 2015

On Fri, 13 Mar 2015, Phillip Hallam-Baker wrote:

> The idea of using a hash chain as the ledger in a settlement system is 
> well established. It would not be remotely difficult to find prior art. 
> Harber and Stornetta discuss such schemes in their original paper.

That's never stopped the USPO from granting patents in the past.

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