Of course vested interests will have an interest in doing what they can to make sure blockchain technology does not take hold in their neck of the woods.
Any consideration of ‘use cases’ have to be weighed against the political reality of the landscape in which the technology is to be used. But the genie smoke is out of the bottle and spreading fast. In some areas, it is going to be a battle between those with power who wish to maintain central control and those who can out fox and run faster.
Photo from IMF meeting – April 2017