Tag Archive For "Editorial"


SAFT: Peculiarities, Framework Efficiency, Potential Risks
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SAFT: Peculiarities, Framework Efficiency, Potential Risks

SAFTs have been regarded as the next best thing to a safe haven for  startups and companies that wish to raise funds by selling tokens without igniting the righteous rage of the SEC. Some think SAFT is a legal trickery, others believe it’s the answer to the prayers of all disruptors of the world. But …

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Asteroid Mining: Terrestrial Regulations for Extraterrestrial Activities
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Asteroid Mining: Terrestrial Regulations for Extraterrestrial Activities

For many people asteroid and extraterrestrial mining still seems quite implausible. However, Michio Kaku, a well-known American theoretical physicist, says it can happen soon enough: “Thomas Jefferson bought Louisiana [editor’s note: The Louisiana Purchase] and wrote that it can take a thousand years, a thousand years before they can then begin to settle the West. …

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Security Token Offering: Features, Exemptions, Risks
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Security Token Offering: Features, Exemptions, Risks

Offering security tokens is allegedly one of the most attractive ways for blockchain startups to raise funds. However, after the U.S. SEC has made it fairly obvious it’s not really happy about it last year, projects think twice before issuing a token that might be considered a security. In this explainer feature, we answer the …

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Utility Token Sale: Key Features, Legal Requirements, Prominent Examples
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Utility Token Sale: Key Features, Legal Requirements, Prominent Examples

Among all existing ICO models, a utility token sale is the most popular one. This article answers the key questions about utility tokens and utility token sale procedures. What are utility tokens in a nutshell? A utility token is a blockchain-based cryptographic token that represents a right of a token holder to access the project’s …

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Asteroid Mining, Outer Space Shift, and International Regulations
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Asteroid Mining, Outer Space Shift, and International Regulations

Extraterrestrial mining has always been something from the distant future as there are so many issues to be solved before humanity will be able to extract something from space objects. The biggest challenge is to actually make it to the asteroid belt or at least to a single roaming asteroid. Several decades ago it was …

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Internet Laws: What You Can and Can’t Do Online Around the World
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Internet Laws: What You Can and Can’t Do Online Around the World

Some twenty years ago, internet access wasn’t seen as a utility like water or power supply. Using internet meant sacrificing your landline for as long as you browse someone’s homepages written in HTML or hang around in forums just to kill some time. Yes, some people are actually that old. Lots of things have changed …

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