Decoding the Cryptocurrency Craze

"Northeastern law professor Andrea Matwyshyn, who studies technology and innovation policy, has been following cryptocurrency for several years. She said that as with any new and untested tool, “the devil is always in the details.” It’s too soon to know how widely blockchain technology will spread, she said, or whether the value of cryptocurrencies will stabilize. Here, she expands on the promises and pitfalls of the tech behind these trendy buzzwords."