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Blockchain & Open Source: Hype or Potential Game Changer?

There’s a lot of buzz about blockchain technology, with the revolutionary possibilities of blockchain being compared to the early days of the Internet, promising to transform the ways in which people and businesses cooperate. The second generation of open source blockchain projects such as Openchain, Ethereum and the Hyperledger Project illustrate how open source platforms are evolving in different directions to support distributed transactions and contracts of all types.

With an eye to keeping the hype factor to a minimum, this webinar will explore the promise and potential of blockchain and look at some of the many exciting open source blockchain projects being implemented today.
Recorded Sep 28 2017 58 mins
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Karen Copenhaver, Partner, Choate Hall & Stewart/Counsel, Linux Foundation; Mark Radcliffe Partner, DLA Piper/Counsel OSI
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