Bitcoin, blockchain and the fight against poverty | Curio

Bitcoin, blockchain and the fight against poverty

7 mins | Apr 9, 2018

How can blockchain technology be used to fight extreme poverty? Gillian Tett writing in the Financial Times in December 2017 tells us of the efforts of Hernando de Soto, the acclaimed Peruvian economist, to set up a blockchain based decentralised ledger system to let poor communities record their formal and informal property rights in a permanent manner.

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From Financial Times