Article: A cure for copyright ills? NFTs promise to empower creative economies

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A cure for copyright ills? NFTs promise to empower creative economies

NFTs’ main value proposition is that by creating a unique, blockchain-backed record of each unit of creative work, they can not just encode the sense of its authenticity and scarcity but also enable artists to lay down and enforce the rules around copyright transfer, usage and monetization. G-J van Rooyen, co-founder of blockchain content protection firm Custos Media Technologies, commented to Cointelegraph:

“First, NFTs allow us to securely trace the transfer of rights — in the same way as a Bitcoin payment securely traces the transfer of funds. Second, NFTs can provide perpetual support to creators. For example, an NFT could specify that creators should be rewarded each time an asset is resold at a higher value.”

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Article: Ankr – The Blockchain Cloud Infrastructure for the Web 3.0

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Ankr – The Blockchain Cloud Infrastructure for the Web 3.0

Decentralized solutions focus on many needs and challenges we face today in the technology world. They leverage the potential of distributed resources to provide secure and reliable systems.

Blockchain solutions can solve them by using the distributed power of various nodes. Ankr is a blockchain-based cloud infrastructure that leverages edge systems’ resources in networks to provide a decentralized infrastructure. It has many solutions that help businesses, end-users, and developers. Anks is a blockchain-based alternative for systems like AWS, Google Cloud, and Azure.

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Article: ‘Altcoin Season’ Leaves Some Bitcoin Alternatives Frozen

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‘Altcoin Season’ Leaves Some Bitcoin Alternatives Frozen

“Altcoin season,” or “alt season,” is a meme for the idea that bitcoin returns move cyclically against other crypto assets, or “altcoins,” as in, alternatives to bitcoin. The notion is that investors take their bitcoin profits and play the altcoin casino with house money, and vice versa.

There’s evidence to support that theory, at least anecdotally. In the fourth quarter of 2020, for example, bitcoin outran everything in the Digital Large Cap Index (DLCX), an index that represents 70% of the crypto markets’ value. The DLCX is replicable for U.S. institutional investors, and it’s updated every second by CoinDesk’s subsidiary company, TradeBlock.

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