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Bright Future Ahead for Global Blockchain Legislation; FBI Cryptocurrency Investigations; Regulatory Guidelines Emerge

Bloomberg news reported that the Federal Bureau of Investigation ("FBI") has 130 pending cases which involve cryptocurrencies. Kyle Armstrong, a supervisory special agent with the FBI, made the comments on June 27, 2018, at the "Crypto Evolved" conference in New York City.

Digital Mints: How to Create Your Own Coins and Tokens

The first cryptocurrency emerged when Satoshi Nakamoto conceived Bitcoin in 2008. At the time, the world economy was approaching turmoil with the coming of the Great Recession. Economic crises typically result in centralized banks and governments buying themselves out of trouble by printing more money and flooding it into the economy. By contrast, Bitcoin created a financial system of limited supply with new coin mintage designated at strict ten minute intervals.

Blockchain Affiliate Marketing: Boosting Profits for Publishers

Blockchain affiliate marketing platforms are some of the latest to exploit new technology to solve old problems. More than 80% of online brands and publishers now use affiliate marketing, and yet it accounts for only 5% of the spend on digital marketing globally. Why would this be the case?

SEC Director Sheds Light on Digital Asset Policy; West Virginia, First US State to Allow Voting by Blockchain; Indonesian Regulators Rule that Cryptocurrencies are Commodities

On May 21, 2018, the North America Securities Administrators Association (“NASAA”) announced a coordinated international crypto crackdown by state and provincial securities regulators in the U.S. and Canada.[1]

Can Blockchain Rescue our Identity from the Digital Abyss?

It doesn’t take a lot of digging online to quickly find reasons why identity safety is such a paramount issue. Tools like Have I been pwned? show a range of concerning examples of major institutional breaches that have leaked millions of personal data files. The centralization of identity databases, both physical and digital, is creating these inevitable fail points that are eroding the systemic value of our personal data.