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Kathryn Haun – Using the Blockchain to combat government fraud and waste by Mind Map: Kathryn Haun 
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Using the Blockchain to
combat government fraud
and waste
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Kathryn Haun – Using the Blockchain to combat government fraud and waste

Kathryn Haun

Assistant U.S. Attorney U.S. Department of Justice

Criminals are the best beta testers for technology

First users of the internet were fraudsters and child pornography users

Blockchain can do a lot more good things than bad things

You can't get rid of any transaction

Public

Immutable and permanent

Highly reliable

Decentralized

All copies of the database match

Using the Blockchain for Public Good

Car Titles

Property Titles

Government Benefits

Death Certificates

Marriage Certificates

Birth Certificates

NO MORE TAMPERING

NO MORE FORGERY

Indicted

Story like from a movie

Perfect criminals

Couldn't escape the public evidence in the blockchain!

Privacy?

Medical records sell for 10-20 times on the darknet compared to your credit card information

MIT works on encrypting private records and putting them on the blockchain

Criminal Story

Silkroad was a dark site where you could buy everything from heroin to passports

Federal Silkroad taskforce

Agent NOB asked Bitcoin exchangers to destroy all records with his agent status and took money

Traces went back to Silk Road

MT.GOX transaction exchange

Another federal agent took 25 Mio. from Silkroad

All thanks to blockchain