Quantum Computing a Bigger Concern for Lawyers Than Blockchain

By IQT News posted 16 Nov 2018

(LawTechnologyToday) Law is going to look different after the next wave of tech innovations. Algorithms could be smarter than the smartest lawyers in the near future according to this author. While no one knows exactly when quantum computing will take hold and how AI will advance, it’s clear to this auathor that a legal profession that relies exclusively on human reasoning won’t stand up to tech-based disruption.
Quantum computing will be able to decipher the encryption that underlies blockchain. That means that any “secure” smart contract in blockchain will no longer be secure.

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