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Blockchain technology follows this distributed ledger and consensus method. It is a network for resolving the trust problem through a distributed (decentralized) and publicly verifiable (open) ledger.

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Cover of Blockchain: A Practical Guide to Developing Business, Law, and Technology Solutions

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Banks have problems with publicly verifiable. Verifying leaks data in unknown ways. Could you infer a banks holding of a stock if you verified every transaction in the immutable history?