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13-12-2018 12:00 AM

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In this paper, we discuss a fundamental question: What is the nature of trust in the blockchain context? Thereby, we critically examine widely-held assumptions on blockchain and trust. In particular, we examine the assumption that the blockchain is trust-

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Dec 13th, 12:00 AM

Blockchain and Trust: Refuting Some Widely-held Misconceptions

In this paper, we discuss a fundamental question: What is the nature of trust in the blockchain context? Thereby, we critically examine widely-held assumptions on blockchain and trust. In particular, we examine the assumption that the blockchain is trust-