If there’s one thing the SEC’s enforcement actions have made clear, it’s that no one seems to agree on how to handle American securities laws as they apply to cryptocurrencies like XRP. Credentialed legal scholars and prominent lawyers, some of whom formerly represented the SEC, vehemently disagree on how how to treat the much-maligned cryptocurrency.
XRPL Labs, the developers of the popular Xumm wallet, announced integration with the digital ID system called GlobaliD. GlobaliD is a digital identity provider that has already partnered with exchanges like Uphold and services like the National Student Clearinghouse. According to their website, the National Student Clearinghouse provides education verification and transcript ordering services. They
Sologenic recently released its DEX (decentralized exchange), which is a front end to the XRPL’s native DEX. Sologenic is affiliated with Coinfield, one of the few exchanges that allow Canadians to deposit and withdraw funds using Interac e-Transfers. Most Canadian banks will not allow customers to send money to exchanges using debit or credit cards.
Forte recently published a blog post detailing partnerships with four new developers: Gallium Studios, Penrose, Monster Ideas, and GC Turbo. For those who don’t remember, Forte is the blockchain developer that partnered with Ripple’s formerly named Xpring project to the tune of $100 Million to drive adoption of its blockchain-powered gaming marketplace. Since then, Forte
In a recent article featured in The Hill, Chris Larsen, co-founder and executive chairman of Ripple, suggested that the lack of clear regulatory clarity on cryptocurrencies and digital assets has put the United States in the position where it may lose its place as the global reserve currency once China tokenizes the Yuan. At the
During a talk on the BlockWorks Group YouTube channel, one of the more interesting topics of conversation between David Schwartz and Charlie Shrem were attack scenarios on both the XRP Ledger and Bitcoin. As XRP community members, we are frequently exposed to many of the detractions and limitations of the Bitcoin mining process, but we
Several months ago, Ripple posted an interview with Scott Chamberlain, an entrepreneurial fellow at the Australian National University College of Law. With funding through Ripple’s University Blockchain Research Initiative (UBRI), ANU launched two new courses exploring legal issues with the application of blockchain technology like smart contracts and the integration of artificial intelligence into a
Forte provided a preview of some of their upcoming blockchain gaming features during a recent PayID developer conference. The preview illustrated some of the social monetization techniques developers could leverage within the Forte blockchain. These social aspects of the Forte monetization platform are already present in the gaming ecosystem, but they occur informally or without
PayID seems poised to solve a problem plaguing the cryptocurrency community since the very first Bitcoin was mined by Satoshi Nakamoto – the requirement to input the long and cumbersome sequence of numbers found with most cryptocurrency account addresses. These addresses resemble the strange sequence of numbers found in ipv6 addresses in length and complexity,
One of the most interesting features of the XRPL is the ability to send and hold digital assets like Bitcoin and Ethereum in the form of an IOU issued from popular exchanges like Bitstamp and Gatehub. A user isn’t holding actual BTC, ETH, etc., they’re holding a representation of that asset in the form of