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How blockchain technology could revolutionize the art market

Clip: 09/11/2019 | 8m 40s

The technology underpinning blockchain is a powerful decentralizing network architecture that could revolutionize many industries. Now, some artists are leveraging blockchain to help guarantee the authenticity of their work -- and ensure that they get paid. Miles O’Brien reports on how digital documentation is putting power back into artists' hands, even when no tangible object exists.

Aired: 09/11/19

Rating: NR

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