Q3 2017 was another transformative period for the blockchain and cryptocurrency sectors. Particularly interesting is the range of trends that marked the quarter, the significance of which extend far beyond headline figures for completed sales and funds raised during the quarter.
City governments are often accused of being opaque, inefficient, and unaccountable. Blockchain technology could improve urban governance–at the very least, help us rethink it.
Miami-Dade Circuit Judge Teresa Mary Pooler threw out felony charges against Michell Espinoza, one of the first people arrested for using Bitcoin “illegally.”
Coining Bitcoin’s “legal bits”: Examining the regulatory framework for Bitcoin and virtual currencies
The “virtual currency” and “Bitcoin” phenomena have recently garnered a great deal of media and regulatory attention. However, many people do not understand what virtual currency, let alone Bitcoin, is and how it works. Fewer still know how to interpret the reports of government “crackdowns” on Bitcoin businesses. This paper explains what Bitcoin is, why […]
Consensus 2016, titled “Making the Blockchain Real” foreshadowed the future of blockchain technology. The blockchain will become real, but how will it change in doing so?
Bitland is currently holding its initial coin offering (ICO). Bitland’s goal is to create a decentralized, secure land registry, with an initial pilot project in Ghana.
A cautious, but overall optimistic report on Bitcoin, blockchian technology and their role in the future of digital economies by the French Central Bank (Banque de France) and the Financial Stability Board.