How to use blockchain: Following an asset through its lifecycle to learn more

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Possession is nine-tenths of the law, right?  But thanks to blockchain, this old adage may no longer be a viable way to settle property disputes.

Artists and enterprises alike have long struggled to prove ownership of their work after it has been disseminated, especially when it is uploaded online. What if there was a way to use technology to reliably track asset provenance with absolute certainty, from creation to marketplace and beyond?  The reality is that this is already possible with the help of blockchain, and the benefits to the enterprise are many.

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