Cash, Coins and Casinos: Japan Struggles to Regulate Online Gambling

The Japanese government’s attempts to halt crypto gambling can only last so long, industry experts say. Despite Japan’s reputation for being one of the most welcoming nations for fintech, online crypto gambling has struggled to take off in light of the country’s strict regulation. In late March, the blockchain-based, decentralized application (DApp) platform Tron announced […]

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Emi̇n Gün Si̇rer on Rethinking Blockchain, Promoting Good Crypto Use and Leaving Stagnation Behind

Professor Emi̇n Gün Si̇rer talks with CT about blockchain evolution and stagnation. This interview has been edited and condensed. The co-director of the Initiative for Cryptocurrencies and Smart Contracts (known as IC3), Emin Gün Sirer, is an associate professor at Cornell University, whose research focuses on peer-to-peer systems, operating systems, distributed systems and computer networking. […]

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