Rhode Island RFP Has Long List of Uses for Blockchain

Government Technology: Rhode Island has issued a new RFP aimed at exploring the viability of blockchain technology statewide.

Blockchain, for the uninitiated, is a peer-to-peer ledger system where anyone can see other users’ entries. Keyed-in items, however, can’t be altered after submission, which creates a high level of storage, transparency and security. Rhode Island's blockchain RFP is far-reaching, looking to apply the emerging technology to registration and licensing, medical marijuana, records and more, according to the RFP.

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