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After the US Senate Pros and Cons on Digital Money — What Do We Do With It?

The COVID-19 pandemic has certainly accelerated the digitalization of economies across the globe, opening up discussions on the...

Romania Is on the Way to Blockchain and Crypto Regulation

The European Union and the European Central Bank wanted to create a unitary legal framework that would limit the anonymity of c...

The Great Estonian Exodus — Crypto Firms Are Leaving Estonia

Back in 2017, the Estonian government rocked the legislative side of the crypto world when they introduced a raft of new laws d...

Blockchains Are an Excellent Solution for Privacy, Part 3

Some entrepreneurs have been trying to increase data privacy by combining encryption and blockchain technology. There are proje...

Blockchains Are an Excellent Solution for Privacy, Part 2

From a technical viewpoint, blockchain is a growing records list that is cryptographically tied to and managed by a peer-to-pee...

Blockchains Are an Excellent Solution for Privacy, Part 1

Several data violations, like the Cambridge Analytica scandal, have brought forth questions regarding how companies and governm...

Blockchain-Based Wireless IoT Network Helium Expands to Europe

Peer-to-peer, or P2P, crypto-powered wireless network Helium announced its expansion to Europe after launching in North America...

It Is Time for Databases to Get Fully Decentralized

Across Europe, a privacy row has been brewing over various efforts to use coronavirus contact tracing technology. Contact traci...

Regulator and Industry Coordination Key to Swift Implementation

“Coming together is a beginning, staying together is progress, and working together is success” — the words of Henry Ford give ...

3 Common Compliance and Regulatory Pitfalls to Watch for in 2020

Regulations are not going anywhere. On the contrary, financial service providers face more regulatory challenges and higher cos...