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Blockchain is a type of DLT (Distributed Ledger Technology).

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Can blockchain be declared illegal? [closed]

Some blockchains allow to embed arbitrary data in it. What happens if someone embeds some illegal data, for example, a copyright-protected movie, or a collection of illegal pornography, inside a block?...
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How to find a US lawyer for consultation in the open-source + banking + blockchain space?

Considering writing open-source software in the banking/cryptocurrency space (in the USA). Want to do it properly, and have a few questions for how to navigate the space. What's the type of lawyer I ...
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What do you own when you buy an NFT?

A non-fungible token (NFT) is a unique smart contract stored on a blockchain that can be created by anyone and then transferred to others with a record of the transfer being recorded on the blockchain....
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Blockchain based insurance policy brokerage - requirements and restrictions

I have some questions regarding the concept and legality of a blockchain based peer-to-peer insurance platform. A little background: The basic idea is for people being given the possibility to "...
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What legal restrictions are there on creating NFT's?

Creating, or minting, non-fungible tokens (NFTs), involves calculating the hash of a digital file and creating a token containing that hash on a blockchain such that only someone knowing the private ...
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Court Decisions where Ethereum Blockchain was used to determine a verdict

I asked on https://ethereum.stackexchange.com/, and was directed here. Where can I find actual cases where Blockchain (particularly Ethereum Blockchain) was used in a case, or better yet, decided the ...