A blockchain is a digital, public ledger that encrypts, validates and permanently records online transactions. By decentralizing transactions, the blockchain helps make data exchanges safer, faster and more transparent.

To help unlock this remarkable potential and establish America as the world leader in blockchain, government leaders must understand the technology and what’s at stake.

Which is why the Consumer Technology Association (CTA)® is working with industry leaders and lawmakers at the state and federal levels, to ensure regulations are flexible enough to support innovation in the blockchain technology space.