The use of decentralized technologies is growing in Spain, and we are not just talking about cryptocurrencies but blockchain in general, especially for enterprise purposes.
From municipalities and public universities to corporations and industries, more and more businesses are adopting the blockchain in one way or another, increasing the ecosystem’s diversity and activity.
According to a report by business consulting firm IDC Spain, about 46% of large companies in Spain are in favor of incorporating blockchain and cryptographic technologies to increase their security.
Decentralized finance (DeFi) has been capturing the minds and hearts of the crypto community in the last few months. DeFi offers a new and transparent playground to automate financial primitives such as lending or market making without the need of intermediaries.
The on-chain centric nature of DeFi protocols generates a data footprint unprecedented in capital market vehicles. This data can be used by machine intelligence models to better understand and benefit from the behavior of DeFi protocols.
A meeting to determine how the internet should be governed is under way in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
The country’s president, Dilma Rousseff, organised the two-day NetMundial event following allegations the US National Security Agency (NSA) had monitored her phone and emails.
Last month the US announced plans to give up its oversight of the way net addresses are distributed. But campaigners have warned the move could backfire.
The US currently determines who runs the Internet Assigned Numbers Authority (IANA), the body responsible for regulating the internet’s codes and numbering systems. But Washington now aims to pass the duty over to the “global multi-stakeholder community” by September 2015.
Human rights group Article 19 supports that idea, but said there were potential pitfalls.