First of it’s kind.
Awesome to see the launch happen at the Anime Expo!
Also something in Japanese as well:
Blockchain enthusiasts are also questioning whether Libra truly hews to the spirit of decentralized technology represented by crypto currencies worldwide. Facebook’s plan to comply with common regulatory requirements mandated by central banks like information about the user and usage of government backed securities, is in order to drive initial adoption of the cryptocurrency and the wallet according to Ramani Ramachandran, cofounder and CEO of ZPX, a Singapore-based blockchain startup.
“This is the opposite of true crypto. It is completely KYC-driven, regulated by local laws and influenced by anyone who wants to pay up to $10 million and be a validator node,” he said.
Nice quote from Ram of ZPX.
This is big. One thing FB can do like no one – is bring massive scale to crypto.
Watch this space.
Missed this one. It is from February but a good read.
Been digging into Distributed Computing Platforms – it is early days butty gut says this is going to be big.
I think one of the big things coming is the decentralized internet – think all the stuff apps do today but distributed and with ways to pay as they are used. With the payments going to the devs and the layers they can add on top.
Here is one of them – which is doing an SEC approved token sale:
Another one to track in this space is https://www.wireline.io