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Aug 29 2019   7:09PM GMT

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Blockchain is a type of distributed ledger for maintaining a permanent and tamper-proof record of transactional data. Continued…

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“While the underlying technology and architecture are important, these are changing rapidly and most blockchain solutions are likely to undergo a change in their technology before they become mainstream.” – Jeff Stollman

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distributed ledger
transactional data
peer-to-peer
cryptocurrency
Bitcoin
blockchain economy

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The new regulation could cost employers _________ in compliance-related costs.
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