The future of copyright

Taiwan (Taipei City)

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Ownership is a core area that most people ignore or don’t think about when it comes to blockchain technology. Not Bitmark. These Taiwainese smart cookies are betting hard on their registry that helps people identify and locate ownership of… just about anything. 

From files to images, movies to records, Bitmark uses blockchain to assign rights and ownership on all types of property. Each ‘object’ is ‘marked’ with a distinctive identifying characteristic, or ‘fingerprint’ that is kept in the blockchain to avoid tampering and alteration.

If you are an artist or interested in the future of data, understanding Bitmark is a must. We could very well be seeing the birth of a new system for copyright and monetisation form because if you can track it, you can charge for it. Bitmark could change everything with the right force behind it.

Bitmark was mapped in Trust this AtlasChart: Paul Armstrong’s Blockchain Top 5

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Paul Armstrong (26 June 2017)


Paul Armstrong is a leading strategist, author and speaker on the future of technology, disruption, retail innovation, technology and mobile innovation. He runs the technology advisory HERE/FORTH where he helps clients including Coca-Cola and O2 understand trends and how to apply emerging technologies.

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