The Blockchain Research Institute, created by Don Tapscott – curator of the World Economic Forum – begins operations in Brazil. It is the first promoted outside of Canada.

But what is “blockchain”? Still little used, it is a technological change that allows information not to be distributed in copies – as is already the case in online financial transactions.

Rather, they will be shared by computers that digitally sign each transaction, ensuring non-tampering.

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