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China Provides Worrying Insight into the Potential Future of National “Cryptocurrencies”

Category: Altcoins, Commentary, Finance, News, Tech

China Provides Worrying Insight into the Potential Future of National “Cryptocurrencies”

Sometimes, life truly does imitate art, just like Oscar Wilde opined. In something that is eerily straight out of the hit Netflix show, Black Mirror, China is set to ban citizens with bad social credit scores from airplanes, trains and other forms of public transportation for up to a year. Something of the sort happened in the third season of…

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ID Chain Launched the COINEGG Platform on March 6

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ID Chain Launched the COINEGG Platform on March 6

Promoting a blockchain-based digital ID authentication that will compete with industry leaders ID Chain, a prestigious leader in blockchain and digital ID authentication, made its debut on the COINEGG platform at 3 pm U.S. Pacific Time on March 6, 2018. The consensus mechanism for the public chain is BTF (ByzantineFault Tolerance) Proof-of-Work, while, the private chain is where the complete…

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Government’s Blockchain Experiment Powered by Ottawa-based Bitaccess

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Government’s Blockchain Experiment Powered by Ottawa-based Bitaccess

A startup based in Ottawa, Canada, revealed on January 19 that is going to be aiding the federal government when it comes to introducing them to the world of the blockchain. They will be doing this by starting a pilot program in which open data related to grants and other types of financial contributions will be published. Bitaccess is the…

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Canadian Government Looks to Ethereum’s Blockchain to Improve Transparency

Category: Blockchain, Ethereum, News

Canadian Government Looks to Ethereum’s Blockchain to Improve Transparency

The Government of Canada has announced that it will trial and explore the use of blockchain technology to improve transparency in the areas of government grants and funding. These trials are being conducted by the National Research Council of Canada through its Industrial Research Assistance Program (NRC-IRAP). The prototype will be developed using the Catena Blockchain Suite, a set of…

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Indian Think Tank looks to Launch Blockchain-based Pilot Projects

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Indian Think Tank looks to Launch Blockchain-based Pilot Projects

An Indian news publication, Economic Times, reported on January 4, 2018, that the government’s policymaking subsidiary is actively looking into the applications of blockchain technology in the areas of education and agriculture. The body of the government currently exploring the technology is Niti Aayog, also known as the National Institution for Transforming India and the policy think tank for the…

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Soon Members Of US Congress May Have To Disclose Their Bitcoin Holdings

Category: Bitcoin, News, Regulation

Soon Members Of US Congress May Have To Disclose Their Bitcoin Holdings

Should bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies attract stringent government regulations? It’s a question that has divided experts and the investor community worldwide in two diametrically opposite point of views. But surprisingly, not much has been talked about what happens if federal officials and members of Congress are holding onto a significant amount of cryptocurrencies as investments. Should they be made to…

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Dutch Ministry of Justice Commissions Digitizes the Law on the Blockchain

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Dutch Ministry of Justice Commissions Digitizes the Law on the Blockchain

Dutch startup LegalThings has been commissioned by the Dutch Ministry of Justice to digitize laws on the blockchain. LegalThings, a software technology company, was founded in 2014 by software developer Arnold Daniels, lawyer Rick Schmitz as well as economist Martijn Migchelsen. The company recently demonstrated how the blockchain could successfully store an entire law. In September 2017, it participated and…

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Moscow Welcomed ICO Enthusiasts from all over the World: Results of ICO Event Moscow

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Moscow Welcomed ICO Enthusiasts from all over the World: Results of ICO Event Moscow

The first initial token offering conference was held in the Russian capital on September 20. 10 Russian and foreign speakers discussed the applicability of today’s ICO projects, specific case studies on token sales as well as gave a practical piece of advice on ICO launching and investing. Overall, more than three hundred people took part in the conference and exhibition….

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Estonia Considers Issuing ‘Estcoin’ in First Ever Government-Backed ICO

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Estonia Considers Issuing ‘Estcoin’ in First Ever Government-Backed ICO

The Republic of Estonia has announced it is considering creating a government-backed cryptocurrency tentatively named Estcoins. By issuing ‘estcoin,’ the Estonian government may hold an initial coin offering (ICO) with the aim to allow people to invest in the country directly. With regard to technological innovation and advancements, Estonia is a leader, being the first country to launch an e-residency…

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Distributed Ledger Technology and the UK’s Public Sector

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Distributed Ledger Technology and the UK’s Public Sector

The UK has long been viewed as accommodating toward cryptocurrency and blockchain technology, with a number of blockchain startups based therein as well as the creation of conducive regulatory conditions, such as the FCA’s FinTech sandbox. However, the country is also looking to distributed ledger technology to better its public services, with the most recent effort concentrated towards the justice…

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