CFTC Chairman: DLT Can Automate Regulation

  The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has, thus far, exhibited far more enthusiasm for Distributed Ledge Technology ("DLT") than the Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC"). On balance the CFTC has come across as open, if not downright enthused by the possibilities … Read more about CFTC Chairman: DLT Can Automate Regulation

Gambling on Death in Online Assassination Markets

Decentralized prediction market platform Augur is currently featuring a market allowing users to bet on whether or not US President Donald Trump will be assassinated at any point during 2018. The Augur platform markets itself as "The Future of Forecasting," indicating that it is a "prediction … Read more about Gambling on Death in Online Assassination Markets

Marshall Islands Replace US Dollar with Cryptocurrency

The Marshall Islands has created its own cryptocurrency, the Sovereign (SOV), and declared it the new official currency of the country, replacing the US Dollar. The bill creating the SOV was signed March 1, 2018. The SOV will now be the official legal tender for businesses and the 53,000 or so … Read more about Marshall Islands Replace US Dollar with Cryptocurrency