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In part one of this article, I proposed a new blockchain use case, the DAO union, and speculated as to who might benefit from such an organization. In the piece that follows, I examine some of the shortcomings that may be inherent in this system.
Global shipping conglomerate ZIM has piloted a blockchain-based paperless bill of lading, joining the ranks of shipping logistics companies like Maersk and UPS that are seeking to simplify their systems.
Comments were made by representatives of the central bank as well as the Securities and Exchange Commission on Tuesday, regarding the regulation of exchanges offering fiat-to-cryptocurrency conversion.
Despite the exuberance surrounding cryptocurrency, it will be difficult to achieve dramatic change in the financial sector. On Wednesday, a senior official for the Bank of Japan tempered expectations for digital currency.
Recently, two high-profile executives, Alibaba Group’s Jack Ma and Overstock.com’s Patrick Byrne, have publicly discussed their perspectives on bitcoin and blockchain technology. Ma came off as lukewarm toward the former and optimistic about the latter, while Byrne appears enthusiastic across the board.
On Monday, the president of the European Central Bank shrugged off the implications of digital currency adoption, continuing the institution’s blasé public attitude toward increasingly popular non-fiat cryptocurrencies.
Russia’s Minister of Communications and Mass Media has stated that while the Russian government is interested in some blockchain technology use cases, it will not recognize bitcoin “as a legal entity.”
Confido holders and other members of the cryptocurrency community are closely monitoring developments after an announcement regarding apparent legal problems on November 20 and the deletion of company social media accounts.