• As cool as this may seem, trading power on the blockchain should hopefully not look like this (via Pixabay).
    Technology

    Fujitsu’s blockchain project lets consumers trade electricity with each other

    B-to-B sales by power customers can take the strain off the grid and encourage green energy production

    A new blockchain-based energy trading platform that encourages corporate energy consumers to trade power among themselves when the grid is strained by high demand led to a 40 percent improvement in efficiency in a simulation, Japanese multinational Fujitsu announced on Jan. 30.

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    Africa,  Asia & Australia,  Bitcoin,  Media,  United States

    Must-reads for October 31, 2018: #MeToo goes blockchain in China, U.S. gov’t and Bitcoin, and Africa’s hope in DLT

    These are the crypto stories you should be following today

    Chinese Activists Are Using Blockchain to Document #MeToo Stories (Harvard Business Review) Censors in China cracked down on women sharing their experiences on social media of being sexually harassed. In response, some began putting their stories into a blockchain ledger. That raises some tough questions, however, because the stories become immutable. “What do libel suits look like when records can’t be deleted from the blockchain? What about the “right to be forgotten” that is built into privacy policy in some countries?” asks MIT’s Catherine Tucker and Harbin Institute of Technology’s Yudan Pang.   EY Reveals Zero-Knowledge Proof Privacy Solution for Ethereum (CoinDesk) Accounting firm EY (what, they’re too cool to…