Is Australia’s News Media Legislation Introducing the Right Balance Across Global Digital Platforms?

It has been dubbed Australia’s “News Media Bargaining Code” – a world-first mandatory code of conduct to force tech giants to pay Australian media companies for news results (including links and snippets) searched through their platforms. The proposed legislation is the outcome of the 2017 Australia...

04.02.21 03:22 PM - Comment(s)
Whale Alert on Twitter

The popular Twitter "bot" account transfer tracker for on-chain transactions on multiple blockchains - the "Whale Alert" just triggered a burst of speculation after reporting a large Bitcoin (BTC) transfer from a wallet that has been inactive for more than 11 years. Coins were mi...

29.05.20 05:56 PM - Comment(s)
US Congress And a Case for a Digital Dollar

On the back of the pandemic-fueled crisis, governments worldwide have pledged more than US$10T in fiscal support, with total virus-relief spending in the US alone standing in excess of $2T. Eligible Americans are now receiving cash handouts of up to $1,200 in their bank account using existing method...

26.05.20 03:22 PM - Comment(s)
A Plan for Returning to Work After COVID19

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced the "3-Step Framework for a COVIDSafe" to put Australia back on the road to recovery from Coronavirus. It will be at the discretion of each state to implement each step and when, with the plan to have all steps in action by mid-July 2020. ...

25.05.20 05:27 PM - Comment(s)
US - Advancing Blockchain Act


A great move towards blockchain adoption. A new US bill in Congress introduced this week by U.S. House Rep. Brett Guthrie asks the U.S. Federal Trade Commission to consider a national blockchain strategy! - Gartner predicts global blockchain use to generate over US$3 trillion by 2030 - Australia rel...

23.05.20 10:59 AM - Comment(s)