Glossary

Disintermediation

Description

Disintermediation is the removal of intermediaries in economics from a supply chain, or "cutting out the middlemen" in connection with a transaction or a series of transactions

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Trust anchor

An example operation may include one or more of storing data via a blockchain ledger based on a consensus of a set of anchor blockchain nodes which are subset of nodes included in larger set of nodes in a blockchain network, receiving an access request from a blockchain member not included in the set of anchor blockchain nodes and which does not maintain a copy of the blockchain ledger, verifying a previously stored portion of the blockchain ledger which is accessible to the blockchain member based on the received access request, and sharing the previously stored portion of the blockchain ledger with the a computing system of the blockchain member based on the verification.

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