India G20 confirms ‘active discussions’ around global crypto framework
    07 Sep 2023

    Sitharaman said crypto was a “threat as well as an opportunity” while confirming that G20 members are working toward establishing a global crypto framework. Under India’s Group of 20 (G20) presidency, active discussions around establishing a global framework for cryptocurrencies are underway, India’s Minister of Finance, Nirmala Sitharaman, said. On Aug. 28, Indian Prime Minister…

    Paris Hilton, a16z back IP ownership network Story Protocol
    07 Sep 2023

    Andreessen Horowitz, Paris Hilton and Samsung have invested in the new blockchain-based open IP collaboration network Story Protocol. The new blockchain-based IP ownership network Story Protocol closed a $54-million funding round on Sept. 7, which included investments from big names, such as Paris Hilton’s 11:11 Media and Andreessen Horowitz, also known as a16z. The platform uses blockchain…

    Financial privacy and regulation can co-exist with ZK proofs — Vitalik Buterin
    07 Sep 2023

    A new paper co-authored by Ethereum’s Vitalik Buterin highlights the use of zero-knowledge proofs as a tool for regulatory compliance and on-chain privacy. Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin has published a research paper diving into privacy pool systems as a tool to achieve more privacy in financial transactions, allowing users to prove dissociation from illicit funds through zero-knowledge-proof…