The Attributer’s Blog – Provenance Assured

“Trust but verify” – Russian proverb. Earlier this year The Attributer published an article entitled ‘Fake Protected’. This new article revisits the same topic but from a different perspective. We are living in a time of increasing outbreaks of ‘fake news’ in particular, and ‘fake information’ in general. How do we establish the provenance of data and the information that […]

The Attributer’s Blog – Fake Protected

Selling fake goods is nothing new. It dates back to the beginning of commerce.  Making fraudulent claims about patent medicines was very common in the 18th and 19th centuries. In the 20th and 21st centuries regulations and laws started to limit the possibilities. The emergence of a consumer society during the late 20th century led to a vigorous trade in […]