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Specialists' text Blockchain Technology in the Public Sector - The Swiss Federal Audit Office's View on Possible Applications

Blockchain – a leading technology for distributed ledger systems – is the subject of much debate. Many specialists believe that the new distributed ledger technologies (DLT) will revolutionise the way we carry out electronic transactions in the future. Opinion differs only as regards the speed with which these technologies will become established. DLT use by public authorities is also under discussion. Initial pilot projects are already using blockchain technologies.