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Forrester report: Here are the biggest myths about blockchains
The research firm lays out the top ways in which the hype about this technology approach misrepresents the reality.
It’s hard to imagine that blockchain technology will ever be able to live up to its grandiose billing. It has been touted as the solution to ad tech transparency, financial instability, personal data security and many of the other problems of the modern world.
In an effort to bring the expectations a bit closer to the real world, Forrester is out with a report pointing to the technology’s most common myths.
First of all, says “Blockchain Technology: A CIO’s Guide to the Six Most Common Myths” [fee required], there’s no “such as thing as the blockchain.”