Italy to Use Experts to Create Official DLT Strategy

Group contains trade association Assobit co-founder, Italtel head of marketing portfolio and more
29 December 2018   394

Officials of Italy has published its list of 30 expersts, that will help country to integrate blockchain technology. This is reported by Cointelegraph.

Group will advise authorities how to create a “national strategy on distributed register and blockchain technologies.” The creation of the group took four months.

The project is being convened by the Italian Ministry of Economic Development (MSE).

Emerging technologies such as Artificial Intelligence (AI) and blockchain are intended to radically change our lives, the society in which we live and the economic and productive fabric of the country. Emerging technologies, such as artificial intelligence and blockchain, are bound to fundamentally change our lives, the society we live in and the economic fabric of our country.
 

Luigi Di Maio

Deputy prime minister and minister of economic development, Italy

Experts list includes:

  • trade association Assobit co-founder Gian Luca Comandini
  • Italtel head of marketing portfolio Angiolini Giorgio 
  • Blockchain & Society Policy Research Lab board of directors member Marcella Atzori

Italian authorities have released multiple warnings against crypto-related scam.

OKEx Exchange to Launch GBP and THB OTC Markets

Thai and UK users should to pass the KYC procedure to start using Over-The-Counter platform
24 January 2019   28

OKEx announced support for the British pound and Thai baht on its over-the-counter platform.

The press release notes that users from Thailand and the UK can go through KYC verification procedures and start using the OTC platform.

Orders can be placed on the over-the-counter platform OKEx by independently choosing the exchange rate and payment options. Currently, this OTC-platform contains Bitcoin, Ether, Litecoin and Tether cryptocurrencies.

In addition to the pound and baht, the platform supports the Vietnamese dong and the Chinese yuan. This year, OKEx promises to expand the list of supported fiat currencies and serviced regions.

Earlier, OKEx launched termless Bitcoin swaps, and then similar tools for Ethereum, Bitcoin Cash, Ethereum Classic and Litecoin.