Kathryn Haun – Using the Blockchain to combat government fraud and waste

Kathryn Haun on "Using the Blockchain to combat government fraud and waste" at the TEDx SanFrancisco conference 2016.

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1. Kathryn Haun

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

2. Criminals are the best beta testers for technology

2.1. First users of the internet were fraudsters and child pornography users

3. Blockchain can do a lot more good things than bad things

3.1. You can't get rid of any transaction

3.2. Public

3.3. Immutable and permanent

3.4. Highly reliable

3.5. Decentralized

3.6. All copies of the database match

4. Using the Blockchain for Public Good

4.1. Car Titles

4.2. Property Titles

4.3. Government Benefits

4.4. Death Certificates

4.5. Marriage Certificates

4.6. Birth Certificates

4.7. NO MORE TAMPERING

4.8. NO MORE FORGERY

5. Indicted

5.1. Story like from a movie

5.2. Perfect criminals

5.3. Couldn't escape the public evidence in the blockchain!

6. Privacy?

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

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

7. Criminal Story

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

7.2. Federal Silkroad taskforce

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

7.4. Traces went back to Silk Road

7.5. MT.GOX transaction exchange

7.6. Another federal agent took 25 Mio. from Silkroad

7.7. All thanks to blockchain