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The EU Wants to Hear Your Queries About Blockchain

The EU Desires to Hear Your Queries About Blockchain

An organization established by the European Commission to concentrate on blockchain research and improvement is soliciting inquiries from the common public about the nascent technologies.

The EU Blockchain Observatory and Forum announced via a tweet on Monday that it is hosting a 90-minute AMA (Ask me something) session on June 18, to address any issues from the public about blockchain and the organization’s future program in the emerging space.

The session marks a notable move by the European Union’s executive arm to educate the public about the fundamentals of blockchain technology and its real-life applications, according to the session’s agenda listed on the Observatory’s website.

Formally launched in February by the European Commission and ethereum startup ConsenSys, the Observatory focuses on establishing blockchain-primarily based applications, such as for cross-border remittances, that can contribute to the European&nbspSingle Marketplace.

The European Commission announced in April that it plans to invest around $400 million in blockchain associated projects more than the subsequent two years, anticipating that the technology is going “mainstream,” as CoinDesk has&nbspreported.

Earlier this year, Mario Draghi, head of the European Central Bank also hosted an on the web session where he addressed concerns posted by the public via Facebook and Twitter that associated to blockchain and cryptocurrency.

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Published at Tue, 12 Jun 2018 06:10:34 +0000