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Blockchain Network Raises $3 Million to Combat Fake News With Decentralization

In this age of disinformation, misinformation and fake news, information vetting has become a highly anticipated subject and recently, another startup emerged with plans to use a decentralized blockchain system to filter out the noise and get to the truth. Dirt Raises $3 Million for Blockchain-Based Information Vetting Platform The team at Dirt Protocol announced today that it has assembled ...

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US, UK Lead 5-Nation Alliance to Combat Cryptocurrency Tax Crimes

The tax authorities of the United States and the United Kingdom have signed on to lead an international alliance designed to combat transnational financial crimes, including those involving cryptocurrency. J5 Aims to Combat Cryptocurrency Financial Crimes Announced on Tuesday, the five-member Joint Chiefs of Global Tax Enforcement (J5) is a partnership between the Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission (ACIC) and Australian ...

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Bancor Launches Community Token Network to Combat Poverty in Kenya

Bancor is launching a network of blockchain-based community currencies in Kenya aimed at combating poverty, according to a press release shared with Cointelegraph June 18. Bancor, self-described as a “decentralized liquidity network,” secured a then-unprecedented $153 million in under three hours in an Initial Coin Offering (ICO) June 2017. As of press time, it is the world’s largest decentralized crypto ...

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‘My Big Coin’ in Court This Week as CFTC Tries to Combat Crypto Fraud

The case against embattled cryptocurrency startup My Big Coin is being watched closely by industry insiders, as it will help determine whether or not the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission has the authority to combat potential fraud associated with the coin and others.  Jurisdiction of U.S. Regulators In line with increased attempts this year by U.S. regulators to pursue potentially ...

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Why Predictive Analytics are Needed to Combat Blockchain Transaction Scams – The Merkle

Blockchain has revolutionary potential to change not only person-to-person transactions but organizations, industries, and entire social structures. The concept of the immutable decentralized ledger is currently being used to alter sectors ranging from healthcare to Hollywood. Some web pundits have called blockchain the central technological platform for Web 3.0. Disclosure: This is a Sponsored Article There’s lots of mainstream interest ...

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MP Suggests Iran and Russia Use Cryptocurrencies to Combat U.S. Economic Sanctions

An Iranian parliament member has suggested that digital currencies be used in attempts to work around returning economic sanctions from the United States. Iran and Digital Currencies The idea was brought forth by MP Mohammad-Reza Pourebrahimi who recently met with Dmitry Mezentsev, the Russian Chair of the Federation Council Committee on Economic Policy, in Moscow. Pourebrahimi was quoted as saying ...

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How Blockchain Technology Can Combat the Flow of Counterfeit Goods

Join our community of 10 000 traders on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. Leveraging blockchain technology can help improve supply chain management and shipping as well as help protect United States companies from pirated products shipped from other countries which are causing unfair competition and disrupting markets. This claim emerged from presentations and testimonies from experts who spoke at ...

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New Karate Combat League Features Bitcoin Logo at Center Ring

Karate Combat league will feature the Bitcoin logo at the center of their fighting ring as they bring professional Karate competition to the world for the first time. Karate Combat Gets Funding From Non-Profit Bitcoin Organization The Karate Combat League being launched by web portal Karate.com claims to be the first international, full combat showcase for Karateka (professional Karate fighters) to compete ...

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How to combat Fraudulence and other Inefficiencies of Traditional Digital Advertising – The Merkle

One of the biggest challenges currently faced by the traditional digital advertising ecosystem is that of fraudulence. While this has been an issue plaguing this multibillion-dollar industry for a while, the problem was brought to the forefront of public consciousness during the Russian Methbot Ad Fraud scheme of 2016 in which Russian hackers used a click-fraud machine to steal about ...

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Mastercard Patents Blockchain Tech To Combat Fake Identities

Mastercard has filed a patent for a Blockchain system to store and verify identity data, in an application published by the U.S Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) April 12. Mastercard states: “Traditionally, proof [of identity] has been provided via government identification, credit cards, business cards…[such] proof may be inaccurate… or may be entirely fabricated in ways that may be difficult ...

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