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Erin Fonté Quoted in PC Magazine Cover Story on Blockchain Technology

February 2017

Erin Fonté, Austin-based member in Dykema’s Corporate Finance Practice Group and leader of the firm’s Financial Services Regulatory and Compliance Group, was quoted in PC Magazine’s February cover story, “Blockchain: The Invisible Tech That’s Changing the World.”

The report discusses the nature of blockchain, a decentralized method of storing and sharing cyberdata, which is converting many enthusiastic users because of its high degree of security against tampering, hacking, and other breaches. Its many applications are already simplifying transactions in banking, business, real estate, insurance, and healthcare. In her comments, Fonté describes how blockchain’s’ embedded covenants, called “smart contracts,” facilitate device linking and data collection within the Internet of Things (IoT).

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