Can Blockchain Save Us from the Internet's Original Sin?

Can Blockchain Save Us from the Internet’s Original Sin?

Michael J. Casey is the chairman of CoinDesk’s advisory board and a senior advisor for blockchain research at MIT’s Digital Currency Initiative. In this opinion piece, one of a weekly series of columns , Casey looks at how blockchain might free society from the stranglehold of the four giant data hogs of the internet era: Google, Amazon, Facebook and Apple. What’s wrong with this picture? The front page of The Wall Street Journal, Tuesday: "Amazon Lures 238 Bids for its Second Home." It’s not a good thing that a single company can get the political leaders of so many […]