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Commercial Customs Operations Advisory Committee...

CBP is working closely with the private sector and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to explore the application of blockchain technologies to the trade process. Blockchain is a digital…

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USAID Primer on Blockchain

This primer aims to equip international development agencies and partners to assess whether and how DLT might apply to their work. This primer cannot do justice to the complexity of…

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Bitcoin, Blockchain, and the Energy Sector

The popularity of cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin and the underlying blockchain technology presents both challenges and opportunities to the energy sector. As interest in Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies has increased,…

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Blockchain and International Trade

Innovations in technology have the potential to enable and disrupt international commerce (e.g., online shopping and drone delivery services). Along with emerging technologies such as artificial intelligence and the Internet…

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Blockchains for Public Recordkeeping & for...

Sec. 8, Act No. 205 of 2018 required the Vermont State Archives and Records Administration, in collaboration with the Vermont League of Cities and Towns, the Vermont Municipal Clerks’ and…

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Blockchain Workflow Application

Businesses use blockchain to digitize workflows they share with other organizations, such as moving physical assets across supply chains. The anatomy of blockchain apps is similar across use cases. Here,…

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ARK Ecosystem Whitepaper

In 2008, Satoshi Nakamoto published a ground-breaking paper that presented the first decentralized solution to solve the problem of double spending in digital networks. The ensuing years witnessed a proliferation…

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Blockchain: Trends and Future Opportunities

Blockchain has been receiving considerable attention from the research community lately. Several research efforts have proposed the use of blockchain in many application domains. Not all of these application areas…

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Overview of Blockchain for Trade

The UN/CEFACT Blockchain White Paper Project oversaw the preparation of two White Papers. The first, which looks at Blockchains’ impact on the technical standards work of UN/CEFACT, has been published…

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Blockchain and Distributed Ledger Technologies

Distributed ledger technology (e.g. blockchain) allows users to carry out digital transactions without the need for a centralized authority. It could fundamentally change the way government and industry conduct business,…

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Tokenomics

OneLedger’s mission is to provide a universal protocol that enables interoperability across various blockchains. We aim to be the first truly interoperable blockchain with a focus on scalability and fault…

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A Taxonomic Approach to Understanding Emerging...

Identity management systems (IDMSs) are widely used to provision user identities while managing authentication, authorization, and data sharing both within organizations as well as on the Internet more broadly. Traditional…

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Blockchain Playbook for the U.S. Federal Government

The American Council for Technology (ACT) is a nonprofit educational organization established to create a more effective and innovative government. ACT-IAC provides a unique, objective, and trusted forum where government…

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Assessing the Potential to Improve Grants...

In October 2018, MITRE, which operates the U.S. Treasury Department’s Federally Funded Research and Development Center (FFRDC), began working with a number of government agencies, including the Departments of Education,…

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Blockchain Technology in Trade

This Infographic shows Blockchain Technology in Trade. It discusses what blockchain technology is, how it works in action, and the benfits of using it.

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