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Merkle Tree — A Basis Of Every Blockchain

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In 1979, Ralph Merkle patented the concept of hash trees, better known as Merkle Tree. What is meant by this is a method of providing a digital signature to authenticate a message. The concept of blockchain, which uses Merkle Trees, is growing in popularity beyond Bitcoin. Organizations that need to track data and verify its integrity are beginning to see how the new technology can assist in this process.

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