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Wednesday, 6 April 2016

Distributed Ledger Technology: Cutting Through The Hype

A busy start to 2016 has meant the blog has suffered, but I have at least co-written an article with Susan McLean of Morrison & Foerster that cuts through the hype around blockchain and other distributed ledger technology (DLT). 

The article includes updates on a range of DLT initiatives across numerous business sectors; various policy and regulatory responses; as well as some thoughts on the challenges involved in implementing DLTs.

In January, I also posted on Pragmatist about on the potential use of DLTs for tracking and collecting royalties on music and other creative works. But whether this technology will address the root causes lurking beneath the biggest problems that the creative industry faces is another question...