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NYT fighting fake news using blockchain

NYT fighting fake news using blockchain

The New York Times (NYT) has confirmed that it is working on a project which is using blockchain technology in order to fight fake news. NYT is using Hyperledger Fabric Permissioned blockchain. The project is called ’The News Provenance Project’ and aims to explore new ways for publishers to help fight misinformation.

Marcion of Sinope (Marcion of Sinope)
Marcion of Sinope (Marcion of Sinope) 1 year

Instead of block chains, they could, perhaps, do some of that journalism due diligence stuff.

themdg 1 year

If this plan works, the NYT will be out of business.

Tbird302 1 year

Guess their paper will turn to more of a pamphlet.

F G 1 year

But are they aware they are the fake news?

Maja Romo
Maja Romo 1 year

Not a NYT fan (“all the news that’s got to print” my ass). Fail to see why this is bad though. If it works as a proof-of-concept it will work to keep them honest as well.

Barny Fraggles
Barny Fraggles 1 year

In other words, develop a technological excuse to further edit out information that doesn't fit their narrative so they can justify increased reporting bias.

Dean! 1 year


NPC 33331
NPC 33331 1 year

NYT wants to go out of business I see

Alexander Forster
Alexander Forster 1 year


Larry 1 year

NYT to fight to eliminate themselves?

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