Timestamping: Why should I care?
Timestamping documents is the basis for many forms of trust and evidence. As such, it is a building block for contracts and agreements, and dispute resolution.
A brief history of time(stamping)
When I tell people about timestamping, they often react with, “Ah, yes, that Blockchain thing”. However, timestamping is as old as civilisation and has some interesting properties it gains from non-Blockchain applications. So let’s go back a few millenia first.