Blockchain brings the sharing economy to real estate investing

Fractional ownership of buildings and property developments is becoming one of the adoption areas for blockchain technology in the real estate business. From democratizing access to real estate investment to improving liquidity in the market, there is an argument to be made for tokenization being a net positive for the real estate space. Tokenization via fractional real estate investment is also another example of the emerging “sharing economy” that seems to be encouraging crowdfunded ownership, a trend that could help to decentralize the global asset market across several sectors. With…

Blog: Sharing personal data in an emergency – a guide for universities and colleges

A blog by Viv Adams, Principal Policy Adviser in the ICO Parliament and Government Affairs team 14 September 2021 Starting university or further education can be an exciting time, but for some it can also be a difficult and anxious transition. We know that universities and colleges work hard to provide support to students who are struggling. That means that universities often have to handle sensitive personal information about them. And we are aware that, sometimes, universities are hesitant to share students’ personal data in an urgent or emergency situation,…

Bitcoin Cash-Powered Onlycoins Aims to Compete with the Popular Content Platform Onlyfans – Sharing economy Bitcoin News

Recently, Bitcoin Cash proponents have been introduced to a new application that competes with the content subscription service Onlyfans. The web portal Onlycoins is a service that is similar to Onlyfans but instead, creators can earn bitcoin cash by posting quality content and gathering subscribers. Youtuber David Bond Features Bitcoin Cash-Fueled Onlyfans Clone The popular Youtuber and BCH supporter David Bond recently published a video for his 501,000 subscribers about a new app that competes with the popular content subscription service Onlyfans. Bitcoin Cash fan and popular Youtuber David Bond…

Tipb.ch App Allows You to Share a Short URL Rather Than a BCH Address on Social Media – Sharing economy Bitcoin News

On March 23, the creator of the blog platform read.cash and the social media application noise.cash revealed a new project called tipb.ch. The application allows anyone to create a customizable short address that can be used for tips rather than having to share a long BCH address on social media platforms. Platform Tipb.ch Allows You to Share a Short URL Rather Than a Long Bitcoin Cash Address The founder of the blogging platform read.cash announced a new project on Reddit this Tuesday revealing a service called tipb.ch (https://tipb.ch). The Reddit…

Blog: Building on the data sharing code – our plans for updating our anonymisation guidance

A blog by Ali Shah, Head of Technology Policy 19 March 2021 Data is the lifeblood of the digital economy, and the sharing of personal data is key to opening up new opportunities. Data shared in healthcare environments can map out trends and provide new insights to improve patient care, while in the financial sector, data sharing can help to protect against money laundering and ensure individuals are protected from fraud. In our experience, organisations want to use and share data in a safe and legally compliant way, but can…

Jigstack DAO Acquires Icorating.com Platform to Strengthen Its Token Launch Pad Lemonade – Sharing economy Bitcoin News

A decentralized finance (defi) protocol announced that it officially acquired an initial coin offering (ICO) listing platform. Jigstack, who bought icorating.com, will migrate all the platform’s assets to its Lemonade’s solution. Jigstack’ Direct Email Database on Icorating.com According to the announcement, the defi protocol, which acts as a decentralized autonomous organization (DAO), bought the website to boost its multi-chain token launch solution Lemonade. Robert Weir, Jigstack’s COO, told news.Bitcoin.com that icorating.com acquisition is a “commercial trifecta for Lemonade” as they own “commercially relevant data, a database of over 30,000 active…

ICO supports innovative data sharing projects to protect vulnerable people

The ICO Sandbox has selected three innovative data sharing services aimed at helping those who are vulnerable to online gambling harms, supporting ex-service men and women get the care they need, and a platform to help fight against cyber-criminals. The projects proposed by the Gambling Commission, by CDD Services and by Global Cyber Alliance demonstrate how data sharing can help deliver efficient services that support our communities, while protecting people’s privacy. Now in its third year, the ICO Sandbox is a free service designed to help organisations to explore new…

ICO publishes new Data Sharing Code of Practice

The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has today published its Data Sharing Code of Practice. The code, and a suite of new resources, provides practical advice to businesses and organisations on how to carry out responsible data sharing. Data sharing is central to digital innovation in both the private and public sectors. It can lead to many economic and social benefits, including greater growth, technological innovations, and the delivery of more efficient and targeted services. Information Commissioner Elizabeth Denham said the COVID-19 pandemic brought the need for fair, transparent and secure…

Binance and Oasis Labs launch intelligence sharing platform for exchanges

The world’s largest cryptocurrency exchange, Binance, has teamed up with privacy-centric blockchain-powered cloud computing developers Oasis Labs to fight fraud in the crypto sector. Oasis was announced as the inaugural member and primary infrastructure provider for the Binance-led CryptoSafe Alliance on August 27. Oasis Labs’ “confidential smart contracts” will be utilized in building the decentralized CryptoSafe Platform which is designed to share threat intelligence data among crypto exchanges. The CryptoSafe Platform will be powered by the Oasis Network blockchain. The firms emphasize the need for the platform to enable collaborative…