This Company Wants to Give You a Divorce on the Blockchain

This company wants to give you a divorce on the blockchain

  • Instead of hiring a lawyer, a mother who did not receive a child support payment could file a grievance on the blockchain

    Using blockchain technology that underpins the cryptocurrency Ethereum (a bitcoin alternative), and merging it with contracts written by lawyers, users would be able to initiate and complete legal matters entirely through the service.

  • Here’s how it might work: instead of hiring a lawyer, a mother who did not receive a child support payment could file a grievance on the blockchain, which would automatically notify the father, and begin generating the necessary paperwork for a court case.
  • Read More: Ethereum’s Boy King Is Thinking About Giving Up the Mantle

    StonePaper will be providing open source code for contracts that it recommends people use.

  • And since electronic contracts are governed by the same laws as paper ones, you need a lawyer to do something complicated,” explained Rappard.
  • Rappard said that while the DAO hack caused a lot of problems for smart contracts, StonePaper would not be vulnerable to similar hacks.

StonePaper lets users complete legal matters over the blockchain, instead of hiring a lawyer.
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Blockchain Revolution and Sustainability: Certification Gone in Ten Years

  • We all know that certification has huge problems.
  • I wasn’t proposing THE solution, THE system to replace certification.
  • New approaches are already emerging and much more rapidly than the silly tinkering we get with certification schemes trying to make themselves effective and meaningful.
  • Not all of the criticisms apply to all certification schemes, and all sectors.
  • Blockchain Revolution and Sustainability: Certification Gone in Ten Years

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Blockchain Revolution and Sustainability: Certification Gone in Ten Years

Blockchain Revolution and Sustainability: Certification Gone in Ten Years

  • We all know that certification has huge problems.
  • I wasn’t proposing THE solution, THE system to replace certification.
  • New approaches are already emerging and much more rapidly than the silly tinkering we get with certification schemes trying to make themselves effective and meaningful.
  • Not all of the criticisms apply to all certification schemes, and all sectors.
  • Blockchain Revolution and Sustainability: Certification Gone in Ten Years

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@alextapscott: “Blockchain Revolution and Sustainability: Certification Gone in Ten Years. Nice feature of the book via @HuffPostBiz”


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Blockchain Revolution and Sustainability: Certification Gone in Ten Years

Blockchain Revolution and Sustainability: Certification Gone in Ten Years

  • Blockchain Revolution and Sustainability: Certification Gone in Ten Years
  • I outline many of these in Beyond Certification and most people who speak to me, including folk from the certification industry, tell me they think that’s the best part of the book.
  • People are tired with all the froth and bubble of certification.
  • You’ll not be surprised, I think, to hear that my answer to this question is a very simple resounding NO. I don’t believe that certification will be with us in 10 years.
  • One of the fundamental pillars that keeps certification going is the idea of Independent Third Party audits.

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@Stevewal63: “#Blockchain Revolution and Sustainability: Certification Gone in Ten Years @NickAyton @NinaKilbride @thomaspower”


When I wrote Beyond Certification I took special care, in the Preface, to no…


Blockchain Revolution and Sustainability: Certification Gone in Ten Years

Blockchain Revolution and Sustainability: Certification Gone in Ten Years

  • Blockchain Revolution and Sustainability: Certification Gone in Ten Years
  • I outline many of these in Beyond Certification and most people who speak to me, including folk from the certification industry, tell me they think that’s the best part of the book.
  • People are tired with all the froth and bubble of certification.
  • You’ll not be surprised, I think, to hear that my answer to this question is a very simple resounding NO. I don’t believe that certification will be with us in 10 years.
  • One of the fundamental pillars that keeps certification going is the idea of Independent Third Party audits.

Read the full article, click here.


@sbmeunier: “#Blockchain Revolution and Sustainability: #Certification Gone in 10 Years

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When I wrote Beyond Certification I took special care, in the Preface, to no…


Blockchain Revolution and Sustainability: Certification Gone in Ten Years