Why The Newspaper Is Mightier Than The Blockchain

In early January 2009, the first block of the Bitcoin Blockchain was mined. Hard-coded into the block was the following newspaper headline.

This headline provided a timestamp for the first block of Bitcoin, just like when hostages hold up the day’s newspaper in hostage videos to show they were still alive after a certain date.

Original source
https://hackernoon.com/why-the-newspaper-is-mightier-than-the-blockchain-85318a9b8e93?source=rss----3a8144eabfe3---4

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