ftcfintech-testimony

FTC Fintech Forum: Artificial Intelligence and Blockchain

Director of research Peter Van Valkenburgh clarified the different types of blockchain consensus mechanisms and discussed the consumer protection implications for these technologies. 

A full agenda and list of participants is available here.

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