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What is the GDPR and Why Does it Matter?
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The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is an upcoming European Union (EU) law that will have multi-jurisdictional enforcement power over the personal data of all EU citizens.  One of the objectives of the GDPR... Read More

Risk & Fraud in FinTech Panel
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It was a wonderful privilege to host this panel on risk and fraud in the financial technology sector at the Palo Alto Law Offices of Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP. In my... Read More

Federated Blockchains’ Financecloud API & Device
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Recently, I had an interesting discussion with Matthias Klees (MK) of the Europecoin Team about an intriguing device currently under development by his new startup Federated Blockch I hope you enjoy his insights... Read More

Chris Bates Interview Part 2
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  Do You Think Governments Understand Bitcoin? The irony is politicians make a lot of decisions on a host of pressing issues. The system doesn’t allow them to become specialists and they’re forced... Read More

Confessions of an Anonymous Altcoin Trader
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This week I had the chance to sit down and speak with an anonymous trader in alternative currencies (altcoins).  Alternative currencies, for those who don’t know, are all digital currencies other than bitcoin. ... Read More