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Sep 21, 2019 at 10:36
German Cabinet Reveals Blockchain Strategy to Boost the Economy
As the whole world is taking the route of technological innovations, the German cabinet has also taken a step forward to come up with its blockchain strategy on September 18, 2019, according to reliable reports from the country.
Sep 16, 2019 at 12:14
Catalonia to Create Blockchain Identity System for People
On September 7, the Catalonian administration disclosed it will create a decentralized platform intended to provide nationals control of their private information when networking with online services.
Sep 12, 2019 at 10:26
Ex US Congressman Calls for Blockchain and Cryptocurrency Regulations
Former United States Democratic Congressman from Tennessee’s 9th congressional district Harold Ford Jr. has suggested that Washington should try to avoid half-measures as far as cryptocurrency legislation is concerned. A successful financial managing director believes that the government has been slow to react to the cryptocurrency and blockchain industry, and thinks that this might damage innovation in the future.
Aug 31, 2019 at 10:18
Italian Government Agency to Regulate ICOs and Cryptocurrency Startups
The Italian Companies and Exchange Commission (CONSOB), a government agency that regulates the securities market, has started a process that should lead to regulatory intervention for Initial Coin Offerings (ICO) and cryptocurrency exchanges. But the final decision on blockchain-related operations lies with the government and Parliament.
Aug 28, 2019 at 15:32
Blockchain Advocate Luigi Di Maio Loses His Ministerial Chair
Minister Luigi Di Maio, a popular blockchain technology advocate has lost his ministerial post in the Ministry of Economic Development (MiSE) in Italy but has gained another chair: in Pd-M5s.
Aug 19, 2019 at 12:35
Blockchain Technology to Help in Rental Reform in Malta
Malta plans to use a Blockchain-based approach to register rental agreements, according to Prime Minister Joseph Muscat. As the government is trying to bring new rent reform, an announcement has been made that the reforms are going to be completed soon, where all rental agreements will be properly registered on an effective Blockchain network. Malta has for long been considered as a blockchain hub in Europe and the world at large.
Aug 17, 2019 at 11:07
Russia Plans to Use Ethereum-Based DLT System for City Administrative E-Services
The Department of Information Technologies of Moscow (DIT) recently revealed an auction to develop an Ethereum-based distributed ledger tech (DLT) system which can offer administrative electronic services to over 50.2 million residents living in the federal city of Russia, Open Media reports.
Jul 28, 2019 at 12:44
Venezuela Turns Tax Revenues into Bitcoin to Bypass Sanctions
The government of Venezuela has allegedly been spinning airport tax revenues into Bitcoin (BTC) and virtual currency to sidestep international sanctions. From the research made by a Spanish newspaper ABC, the President of Venezuela Nicolas Maduro plus his working admin are allegedly exploiting a virtual currency wallet application to spin tax revenue into popular digital assets, and then traded on cryptocurrency exchanges in different countries including China, Iran, Hungary, Russia, etc.
Jul 25, 2019 at 12:07
Uganda to Use Blockchain to Curb Counterfeit Drugs
The government of Uganda wants to apply blockchain to curbing the distribution and sale of counterfeit drugs in the country. The announcement was made by the Country’s president on twitter mentioning the use of the tech in pharmaceuticals in Uganda. The government is keen to find a solution for the rampant counterfeiting in the country through innovations.
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