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Blockchain: regulatory technology or technology to regulate?

An event hosted by MEP Marietje Schaake, in cooperation with COALA, Dynamic Coalition on Blockchain Technologies at the Internet Governance Forum (IGF) In this workshop of last Wednesday, March 2nd, has been discussed how the blockchain actually works, its many potential applications and appropriate regulatory strategies to deal with its implications. Read more: European Parliament Event Explores Coding Regulation into Blockchain