Open Matters: Why Permissionless Blockchains are Essential to the Future of the Internet

We demystify the actual technologies behind “blockchain technology” and explain these several technologies in a way that even non-technical readers will understand.

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Based in Washington, D.C., Coin Center is the leading non-profit research and advocacy center focused on the public policy issues facing cryptocurrency and decentralized computing technologies like Bitcoin and Ethereum. Our mission is to build a better understanding of these technologies and to promote a regulatory climate that preserves the freedom to innovate using permisionless blockchain technologies.