• Corpus ID: 3555307

Colored Coins: Bitcoin, Blockchain, and Land Administration

  title={Colored Coins: Bitcoin, Blockchain, and Land Administration},
  • Matthew
  • Published 2016
  • Computer Science
In May of 2015, news broke that the Government of Honduras was working with Factom and Epigraph to build a land registry system using the blockchain technology that powers the controversial cryptocurrency Bitcoin according to press releases. This sparked considerable interest regarding how blockchain technology might be applied to land administration, with claims that it might revolutionize land information management. Over the course of 2015 however, little additional , detail regarding the… 
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