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Bitcoinist 2019-05-16 17:00:22

Amazon Files Proof-Of-Work Patent Using Cryptography

Amazon this week filed a US patent for a Proof-of-Work system which uses cryptography to generate Merkle trees. The Bitcoin and Ethereum networks use such ‘hash trees’ to verify the content of large data structures. Proof-of-Work as a Tool Against DoS Attacks A Merkle tree is a fundamental component of a blockchain, whereby each non-leaf node is a hash of its respective child nodes. In Amazon’s patent, the generation of a Merkle tree could fulfill aRead MoreThe post Amazon Files Proof-Of-Work Patent Using Cryptography appeared first on Bitcoinist.com.

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