Regulation Enables, Not Stifles, ICO Innovation

ICO News, Investing, News, Regulation | May 17, 2018 By:

The cryptocurrency space prides itself upon a decentralized, self-policing ethos. But, with the rampant abuses practiced by several ICO operators in 2017, regulatory intervention in the space is now a given.

Two schools of thought are emerging: The first is sticking hard and fast to the original spirit of self-regulation,


Blockchain Companies Brace For GDPR Impact On Business

Blockchain, FinTech, News, Regulation | May 16, 2018 By:

The European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) has a May 25 deadline, and it’s sending companies scrambling to comply with the new privacy regulations governing interactions with European residents. Severe financial penalties apply to those who do not implement the new regulations, and there’s no shortage of litigious actors waiting in the weeds for the compliance deadline.


Former Prosecutor Laurel Rimon On Money Laundering: “What’s Identified Is A Fraction of What Goes On.”

Bitcoin, Blockchain and the Law, Crime, News, Regulation | May 14, 2018 By:

Banks and financial institutions are long accustomed to new and changing regulations aimed at preventing money laundering and terrorist financing. Now, a new set of Customer Due Diligence Requirements issued by FinCEN have taken effect.  

But for emerging “money services business” (MSB) – especially those engaged in cryptocurrency,


Contento Aims To Tokenize Mobile Content For The Masses

News | May 9, 2018 By:

Contento is a public blockchain content distribution platform where content can be freely produced, authenticated of its copyright, distributed and transacted, and where the value and rights will be returned to users.

Mick Tsai,CEO and founder of the decentralized global content ecosystem, spoke to Block Tribune about the project,


Crypto Battle At Milken Institute Global Conference – Mashinsky Vs. Roubini Video

Innovation, Investing, News, Regulation | May 8, 2018 By:

It was the cryptocurrency battle heard ’round the world, as entrepreneur Alex Mashinsky took vociferous exception to the negative comments on digital currency made by Nouriel Roubini, the infamous “Dr. Doom” whose claim to fame is his prediction of the 2008 financial meltdown.

The battle took place at the recent Milken Institute 2018 Global Conference in Los Angeles,