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How Blockchain and Law Can Work Together

One of the core functions of blockchain is doing away with the need for intermediaries. This, along with the evolution of smart contracts, has led to speculation that there will be no need for lawyers in peer-to-peer transactions. It's almost inevitable that converging blockchain and law will, in some cases, mean that the role of lawyers as intermediaries will be reduced. However, there are also plenty of examples where lawyers themselves can make use of blockchain. Here, we look at various examples of how blockchain can apply to the legal profession.

How Green Power Powers the Cryptocurrency Mining Future

 By ELIZABETH GAIL

Social Networking on the Blockchain | An Industry Ripe for Disruption

Social networking permeates much of our modern day lives. So much so that entire industries and companies have emerged out of nowhere in an effort to cash in on one of man’s most basic necessities – the need to connect.

U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Launches Fintech Regulatory Sandbox; Malta Readies its Blockchain Framework; South Korea Views Blockchain as Part of its Fourth Industrial Revolution

It was a busy couple of weeks for legislators and public service personnel in the United States.

Blockchain in Government: Making Operations More Efficient

At the surface, blockchain in government operations doesn't appear to be a likely match. There's a common perception that technology and governments are competing against one another. This is likely due to the fact that cryptocurrencies, for example, reduce or even eliminate the need for centralized institutions.