Can Blockchain Combat Fake News and Safeguard History?
Blockchain technology can now preserve historical artefacts through sharding.
Historical facts to be saved from manipulation and misinterpretation through blockchain tokenization.
With the Mughal history being wiped off from Indian textbooks, there’s little hope of preserving the glorious history and legacy of the world without conscious efforts.
The failure to protect individual or collective history does and can have bizarre consequences, seldom leading mankind towards positive social growth.
Blockchain technology aims to protect historical data through the process of tokenization. Documents are first broken apart to form smaller data or notes.
While blockchain was earlier known for the ownership of tokens and artworks, its scope of protecting historical artefacts has added a new dimension to its utility.