A government official involved in the US Treasury's investigation of distributed ledgers is pushing for further testing of the technology.
Yet before the government (which is pursuing a range of use cases across a number of federal departments and agencies) can get there, more trials are needed, according to Fischer.
Earlier this month, the US Treasury quietly revealed that it is testing blockchain to see how it can digitally trace the movement of physical assets, such as smartphones and computers.
At the time, the Bureau – which is responsible for handling interagency payments as well as borrowing funds on behalf of the government – said that it would explore other uses cases as well.
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