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Using the Blockchain of Cryptocurrencies for Timestamping Digital Cultural Heritage

  title={Using the Blockchain of Cryptocurrencies for Timestamping Digital Cultural Heritage},
  author={Bela Gipp and Norman Meuschke and Joeran Beel and Corinna Breitinger},
  journal={Bull. IEEE Tech. Comm. Digit. Libr.},
The proportion of information that is exclusively available online is continuously increasing. Unlike physical print media, online news outlets, magazines, or blogs are not immune to retrospective modification. Even significant editing of text in online news sources can easily go unnoticed. This poses a challenge to the preservation of digital cultural heritage. It is nearly impossible for regular readers to verify whether the textual content they encounter online has at one point been modified… 

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