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What is a cryptocurrency, and why is it gaining popularity?
“Blockchain is the tech. Bitcoin is merely the first mainstream manifestation of its potential.”
- Marc Kenigsberg
Carol Goforth is a law professor at the University of Arkansas and a cryptocurrency expert. She has written over a dozen law review articles and two books and is a regular speaker on the topic.
In this episode of I am Northwest Arkansas, host Randy Wilburn interviews Carol Goforth, a professor of law at the University of Arkansas and a cryptocurrency expert. Goforth shares her origin story of how she got interested in the subject and started writing about it extensively. She discusses how cryptocurrency works and some potential legal implications of investing in it.
“It is an endlessly fascinating topic that continues to move so quickly that the law is always changing and always struggling to catch up, and there’s always an audience and a need for more information in this space.”
-Professor Carol Goforth
In this episode, you will learn the following:
1. How Carol Goforth got interested in cryptocurrency and became an expert in the field
2. The potential benefits of blockchain technology for businesses and consumers
3. What a smart contract is, and how can it be used in the cryptocurrency space
All this and more on this episode of the I am Northwest Arkansas podcast.
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