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2B Blockchain Conference • October 18-19, 2018

In the business heart of Europe in Berlin on October 18, 2018 will take place the global 2B Blockchain Conference…

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Democracy on the Blockchain: Incentivizing Voter Participation through Cryptoeconomics

Category: Blockchain, Cryptocyclopedia, Regulation, Tech

Democracy on the Blockchain: Incentivizing Voter Participation through Cryptoeconomics

Democracy is a form of governance where the population chooses its leaders through an open process known as voting. While it has its challenges, it is widely considered to be one of the best forms of political governance. Is Democracy Working? Researchers have been able to draw a parallel between the countries that rank highly on the annual World Happiness…

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Blockchain Could Combat Brazilian Corruption, Help Save Amazon Rainforest

Category: Blockchain, Commentary, News, Regulation, Tech

Blockchain Could Combat Brazilian Corruption, Help Save Amazon Rainforest

Currently embroiled in a massive investigation of graft and down-line corruption, arrests in Brazil have sparked alarm and put blockchain on the agenda as a means of combating future illegal activity. Property Rights and the Imperative for Farming Reporting from Rio de Janeiro, Reuters has detailed how local blockchain supporters are testing the watertight methodology in hopes of stemming future…

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Ross Ulbricht’s Appeal Rejected, Judges Blast Drug Policy

Category: Bitcoin, Commentary, News, Regulation

Ross Ulbricht’s Appeal Rejected, Judges Blast Drug Policy

US Judges uphold Ross Ulbricht’s life sentence Reuters reported on May 31, as the self-confessed mastermind of the infamous Silk Road deep web marketplace lost an appeal to overturn his conviction. On May 31, 2017, the Court of Appeals in New York rejected the appeal, where Ulbricht’s lawyers argued that their client was not given a fair trial due to…

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Will The Blockchain Kill Corruption In The Developing World?

Category: Commentary

Will The Blockchain Kill Corruption In The Developing World?

Since the Blockchain technology first appeared with the launch of the digital currency bitcoin in 2009, it has has been hailed to become as revolutionary and impactful on society as the Internet. This decentralized, open-source ledger software can be augmented to create a range of highly applicable functions ranging from transparent financial transactions and ‘smart contracts’ to voting systems and…

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