Tuesday, December 18, 2018

Blockchains as public record

Public records have been the business of Lexis Nexis, TLO, and the like for a long time. Public records are just that, public; As such they should be available to the public at or below cost. Storing any and all public records on a blockchain would almost surely require a bill and / or act of congress. This would almost certainly result in a reduction in expenses for small businesses. Small employers spend between ten and a few hundred dollars per background check. Every person in the United States should have access to any and all public records at will, simply because it allows for the greater good. If you could check your babysitter’s background reliably in all 50 states for little or no cost would you? Congressman Jarred Polis would be a great person to suggest this measure, given his recent stance on bitcoin