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Marinos Themistocleous

Abstract

Land registries are successful when trust is ensured between all involved parties. In this paper we introduce the idea of improving the quality of land registries by using blockchain technology. With blockchain we can overcome the limitations (e.g. centralization) of the existing land registries and offer a trusted service that provides significant benefits to the participants. This paper also highlights the functionality of a blockchain land registry solution that can be adopted by the Republic of Cyprus and it suggests the implementation of a small pilot that can be used as proof of concept.

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Keywords

blockchain technology, land registry, Cyprus

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