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Global Shipping and Blockchain: A Better Way to Handle Millions of Items

Why using blockchain technologies for global shipping is relevant for creative content, too According to a Reuters news update from January 16, 2018 IBM and A.P Moller-Maersk, the biggest container logistics company in the world, plan to develop a blockchain based platform to make global trade simpler. A key driver to make the investment worthwhile […]

Kodak announces blockchain platform: A picture is worth a thousand… coins

Kodak, the pioneering film company, has launched a new platform utilising blockchain technology. In short, photographers can register pictures – in order to secure licenses and to detect unauthorized use.  An estimated 2 billion photos are uploaded to the internet daily, about 80 per cent without a license (according to Copytrack, see below). With current […]

Spotify Faces Lawsuit by US Music Publisher

Wixen Music Publishing has filed a lawsuit against Spotify in the US in early January 2018, based on claims that the streaming service has not “adequately paid mechanical licenses for song compositions”. According to a report from The Hollywood Reporter the plaintiff seeks damages of “at least (sic) $1,6 billion plus injunctive relief”. Documents available claim […]

European Commission: Information Day on Blockchain and Distributed Ledgers Technologies

Event: The European Commission is organizing an information day to highlight and explain these different topics, where participants will have the opportunity to ask questions. Location & Date: Brussels, on 19 December 2017 Background: “The European Commission is seriously looking at the potential of blockchain and distributed ledgers technologies, that can change the way organisations and […]