Tim Cook: Without regulation, tech causes “great damage to society” – Blockchain experts comment

At the TIME 100 summit in New York, Tim Cook called for government regulation to protect data privacy, stating that without regulation, technology has caused “great damage to society”. What are the implications of such statements, and growing pressure on governments to provide sustainable regulation, on emerging technologies such as blockchain? Industry leaders expert comment on what Cook’s commentary means for the blockchain space.   Mance Harmon, CEO of Hedera Hashgraph, an enterprise-driven distributed network for the creation of fast, fair, and secure decentralised applications, commented:   Apple CEO, Tim…

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Playing by the Rules: A by-the-numbers look at Europe’s key ‘Blockchain Nations’

With the EU recently launching the International Association of Trusted Blockchain Applications, the blockchain regulatory climate in Europe and how European nations are accelerating towards mainstream blockchain adoption.   Here are some facts and figures on the blockchain space in Switzerland, Ireland, Gibraltar, Denmark, France, and the Netherlands, as well as commentary from leading political and industry figures from the aforementioned countries.     Switzerland   Strong encouragement from the government, open and flexible regulatory bodies, and the existence of innovation centres and knowledge hubs such as ‘Crypto Valley’ —…

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Lisk-Based Data Analysis Blockchain Startup, MADANA, to Open Whitelist Sign-Up on August 1st

  Berlin, Germany – MADANA, a Germany-based patent-pending blockchain platform for data analysis that enables participants to engage in a data market with their own protected data, this week announced their pre-ICO whitelist sign-up will officially take place on August 1, 2018.     In 2015 alone, there were more than 700 million data records compromised, with the number doubling to 1.3 billion in 2016. Here to answer the call, MADANA will offer protected open access to analysis results based on various kinds of data from different sources. All exchanged data…

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