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Blockchain’s Civil Foundation Names Vivian Schiller As First CEO

Job Appointments | June 19, 2018 By:

The Civil Foundation, an independent, nonprofit organization that works with Civil, a decentralized communications protocol designed for journalists and citizens, has named Vivian Schiller as its first chief executive officer.

The nonprofit’s goal “is to create a sustainable, global marketplace for journalism that is free from manipulative ads, misinformation and outside influence.” Its crypto-economic model aims to create a transparent and direct relationship between journalists and citizens using blockchain technology.

Activities on the Civil protocol are processed via the ethereum blockchain to a community of content creators, fact checkers, consumers, and publishers that work together to organize the content published on the network.