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Public and Private Blockchain: What’s the Difference?

This is a guest post by Michael G. Solomon PhD CISSP PMP CISM

When they hear the term “blockchain,” most people still think of bitcoin. Bitcoin may have started the whole blockchain revolution, but the story doesn’t end there. Many enterprises are exploring blockchain solutions, and many of those are based on private blockchains, a technology that differs in several important ways from the original bitcoin blockchain.

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