“Open Ledger Project”: A Linux Style Blockchain? | Robert McGrath’s Blog

As I have commented earlier, Wall Street is diving into blockchain technology, as evidence by filing US patents (Goldman, BoA), and various consortia (R3, DBS and others).

For the most part, these groups are designing systems to use blockchains, but not Bitcoin. This makes total sense to me: most of the advantages to finance accrue from the cryptography and the distributed ledger, not from the currency. (Wall Street actually understands how money works, so this seeming rejection of Bitcoin a virtual gold i

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