Why Transparency Is Blockchain’s Biggest Strength And Clunkiest Buzzword

John Monarch
Jul 9, 2019 · 4 min read

It wasn’t until about a decade ago that the notion of “transparency” caught fire.

Before then, most people simply trusted their broker or the third party handling their business to make things happen. But after the financial crisis and the bank bailouts around 2008, people’s faith in middlemen — and financial institutions, especially — was…