The EU commision – promoting our ecosystem (unwillingly) as a solution under ARTICLE 13…

With GDPR in fresh memory, the EU commission is at it again. Actually, this time promoting our ecosystem (unwillingly) as a clear and present solution... Remember the time YouTube Content ID took down a video...

CREATIVES – the ultimate stablecoin… ‘Selling crypto now is like selling Apple in 2001’

CREATIVES - the currency of royalties...From 1995 to 2000, people invested heavily in “.com” companies which were often formed without proper business models. Nowadays, people can come up with new ideas that can be...

Soundcloud Signs MOU With the Music Platform Maestroproject

SoundCloud has reportedly signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) in collaboration with MaestroProject to help develop blockchain technology in music industry. According to "rumors" (I  have deducted this from my own contact in SK Telecom) SK Telecom is behind...

The primary role of regulatory authority is the preservation of overall financial stability: Germany’s Finance Chief

Felix Hufeld, President of the Federal Financial Supervisory Authority in Germany (BaFin), said the primary role of his regulatory authority is not individual investor protection, but the preservation of overall financial stability, Cointelegraph auf Deutsch reported today, June...

The Race to Become a Blockchain Hub

Countries worldwide, led by Malta, France, and Switzerland, are vying to become global hubs for blockchain tech and cryptocurrency. All three have taken measures to cut cryptocurrency tax rates and create favorable regulatory environments...

Regulators are getting up to speed

Regulators across the globe are exerting more influence over the young cryptocurrency industry. In the U.S., the Securities and Exchange Commission appointed its first-ever crypto czar. Valerie Szczepanik, long the agency’s unofficial point person on...

Crossover ambitions

Crossover ambitions Two of the oldest and best-known startups in the crypto space are seeking to become highly regulated financial firms, underscoring how compliance with securities laws (not just anti-money-laundering rules) has grown in importance...

Copyright Reforms in North America: What Next? – Midem 2018

3 years after the USA opened the way for copyright reform, what have been the consequences and concrete benefits or down pits of this change? How has it impacted the American music industry and...