back to article EU hitches its cart to the blockchain bandwagon

Not wanting to be too late to the blockchain party, the European Commission has launched a forum to keep an eye on developments and pool ideas on governance. The EU Blockchain Observatory and Forum has the lofty aim of being a centre for discussions about the tech and how it can be used, as well as a link between regulators, …

  1. Destroy All Monsters Silver badge


    When you hear that, you know that someone wants to be high up the ladder, walk around like Louis XIV (maybe without the body odour) take decisions without accountability - while the salary and the perks are all top notch.

  2. mtnz

    I see blockchain as a game changer

    Oh really Mariya. What are you going to do with it?

    1. amanfromMars 1 Silver badge

      Re: I see blockchain as a game changer

      Oh really Mariya. What are you going to do with it? .... mtnz

      Here be at least one platform the EU need to be showing lead in in order to have any chance at all of governing anything and/or everything securely and remotely .......

      It is presently, if not deadly opposition, then certainly virulent competition, and we all know how quickly that can be reversed if one plays dumb and stupid ...... or simply buries one's head in the sand and hopes that such things will just go away. Nowadays, and in such fields as exercise greater virtual governance, is that no longer a luxury provided.

      It is fair to say though, that any state or non-state actor with the right sort of intelligence can be easily enabled with the exercise of secure and remote virtual governance. And that is along with AI Command and Control, a Great Game Changer in Deed indeed.

      Y'all do know of Great Games ... yes? ......

      With the internetworking technologies and neurolinguistic methodologies/remote tools and programming that are now practically available to all for virtually nothing, has it never been easier for the SMARTR Minnow to Jump the Great White Shark and render it Starved of Vital IntelAIgents for Future Survival in a Vast See of Rabid Predators.

      1. amanfromMars 1 Silver badge

        Further to the See C Above ........ C42 Quantum Communication Control Systems …. AI@ITsWork

        Care for a Swim in a Storm for that Swarm?:-) ....... to Technically Knock Out Rivals and Rascals Reading of Rogue and Renegade Platforms and Programs with AIMentoring and Monitoring of NEUKlearer HyperRadioProACTive IT Systems of Virtually Exclusive Remote Executive Administration ......... for a Near as Enough to Perfect as Makes No Difference Control of Future Beta Programmed Events to Follow as AI and IT Lead with Virtual Machines for an Alien Being in ....... you know, SMARTR Humanity v2.0 in Live Operational Virtual Environments?

        Such is readily available to and for All to Experience and Champion ..... and to Levels Deep and Far into XSSXXXX for a Deservedly Worthy Few. Not for the Faint Hearted :-)

  3. ibmalone Silver badge

    I'm going to claim coinage of the word gravychain. Please send all royalties to...

  4. BebopWeBop Silver badge

    Not quite (headline)

    It has some momentum, and even a little money behind it - and consequences. I'm just surprised this was not happening already (OK it was - just not with overpaid individuals :-) - surprised Farage has not got his nose in the trough yet.

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