Month: July 2019

Europechain launches a high performance GDPR compliant blockchain to empower businesses be EU compliant.

Reading Time: < 1 minute Europechain, the European-compliant, high performing blockchain launched today with the ambition to power businesses around the world to be EU compliant, ensuring that data is an asset rather than a liability. Data breaches and lack of EU compliance are detrimental to business, as epitomised by the recent British Airways breach which resulted in a £183m fine

James Hare – Solving the Social Housing Crisis with Blockchain

Reading Time: 5 minutes Brikcoin is a very ambitious project. It seeks to tackle the chronic shortage of quality social housing in the UK. Actually, it is not just a lack of quality social housing but a lack of any social housing. Currently there are approximately 6,000 social homes built every year in the UK. This sounds fine until you understand that 120,000 are needed annually. The gap is huge and growing year on year. Governments, banks, local authorities, county councils are all stymied. In fact, they seem to be playing by an old set of rules that no longer works into today’s environment