Existing Citations

  • permissioned blockchain : Permissioned networks, on the other hand, are limited to participants within a given business network. On permissioned blockchains, participants are allowed to view only the transactions relevant to them. The Hyperledger Project was founded to support the development of permissioned blockchains. (†2088)
  • permissionless blockchain : A blockchain network can be either permissioned or permissionless. Permissionless networks are open to any participant, and transactions are verified against the pre-existing rules of the network. Any participant can view transactions on the ledger, even if participants are anonymous. Bitcoin is the most familiar example of a permissionless network. (†2089)