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Tech Roundup: Government adopts blockchain technology

This week. E-commerce is big in Brazil, but online shoppers still tend to be richer. The government makes the use of blockchain in documents official. Brazilian startup aims to become the ‘Apple of urban agriculture’

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This week. E-commerce is big in Brazil, but online shoppers still tend to be richer. The government makes the use of blockchain in documents official. Brazilian startup aims to become the ‘Apple of urban agriculture.’

Brazil to use blockchain for official documents

The Brazilian government has made the use of blockchain for document certification official policy. A normative instruction published by the National Institute of Information Technology (ITI) last week formalizes new rules for the use of the technology in official government documents.

How it works. Blockchain will be used as a timestamp, that is, an imprint that certifies...

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