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Japan to use blockchain to prevent resume fraud

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College students head to job interviews: Keeping track of academic records is becoming more complicated as universities merge and more workers return to school. (Photo by Kento Awashima)

SAPPORO, Japan -- Blockchain, the technology behind cryptocurrencies like bitcoin, could soon be used in Japan as a way to verify educational records.

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