Blockchain is basically a glorified linked list. It is a data container; and when a block is formed it chains up with the previous hashtag to another block and therefore it forms a block of chains. When information is put on the blockchain it can’t be deleted because of a simple but ingenious mechanism called hashing. Hashing is one way to enable security during the process of message transmission. It helps to protect the security of the transmission against tampering.
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Pieter Lategan is the founder of Techno Magazine. He also blogs for the Free Online Magazine. He focuses on the business side of blockchain technology. He writes about businesses which will improve with blockchain, cryptocurrencies, and dApps.