By Christian Smith
Thanks to BakerHostetler and Blockchain at UCLA for inviting me to talk at Genesis Blockchain Summit on October 25th, 2018. This post is an edited transcript.
“Madness is rare in individuals — but in groups, parties, nations, and ages it is the rule” — Friedrich Nietzsche
Most of what people believe about blockchain is delusional and has little basis in reality. In some ways this is harmless, like when your mom conflates her web browser with the internet.
When it comes to privacy and data protection, however, misunderstanding is significant. We’re already in hot water with social…