Blockchain and Distributed ledger technology (DLT)

All in a name: why ‘private blockchains’ weaken the blockchain case

Many projects labeled ‘private blockchains’ are merely database hygiene or ‘permissioned DLT’ solutions given a more marketing-friendly moniker. But increasing misuse of the term ‘private blockchain’ could create confusion in the market and undermine a clear understanding of blockchain’s real strengths in specific use cases.

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