The EU Blockchain Forum, a research branch of the European Union, dedicated to blockchain
technologies and cryptocurrencies
have recently tweeted information about an âask me anythingâ (AMA) event which they are due to run on the 18th
Within this, the EU Blockchain Forum will respond to public questions and offer in-depth explanations through discussions regarding cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology. The agenda for the AMA is as follows:
- âWhat are blockchain technologies?â
- âWhat are blockchain technologies used for?â
- âLetâs ask the hard questions.â
- âWhat to expect in the years ahead?â
Questions can be submitted now, by tweeting your question, along with the hashtag - #AMAblockchain to @EUBlockchain
What is the EU Blockchain Forum?
Officially known as the EU Blockchain Observatory and Forum, they are a group established within the European Unionâs European Commission. The group have been set up âto monitor blockchain initiatives in Europeâ,
âto produce a comprehensive source of blockchain knowledgeâ, âto create an attractive and transparent forum for sharing information and opinionâ
, and âto make recommendations on the role the EU could play in blockchainâ
Here in the UK, mention of the European Union is still a sensitive subject, however, with âBrexitâ negotiations going nowhere, it does seem that findings from within the EU Blockchain Forum may very well have an impact on future legislation and regulation that could be established by the UKâs current Cryptocurrency Taskforce. Therefore, British participation within this AMA is encouraged, itâll be very interesting to see at the vest least, how the EU Blockchain Forum think the UK will fit into the EUâs cryptocurrency and blockchain plans once we are no longer members of the European Union.
Of course, the EU Blockchain Forum does have implications for the worldwide cryptocurrency
community. Any regulations they help to inform will have an impact on all (current) 28-member states of the European Union and thus, these implications will have a global impact. Therefore, if thereâs something you want to know or wish to open a debate about, Iâd suggest contacting the EU Blockchain Forum as a part of their AMA.