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Issues Within The Cryptocurrency Industry
However, the lack of transparency around the practice, and the tendency for
initiatives to disappear into thin air along with investors' money has led to
regulators issuing warnings about getting involved.
While these issues bear little relationship with industrial blockchain concepts,
which often use private blockchains, the large amount of negative press has
undoubtedly led to organizations becoming more careful.
This is even impacting the language companies use – where the term distributed
ledger technology, abbreviated to DLT, is becoming more common so that
businesses can avoid the negative associations of the word blockchain,
according to Forrester.