Michael Scott

Author: Michael Scott
Diamond-Michael Scott is the Senior Editor of Blockchain Magazine. He passionately tracks emerging trends fueling today's global blockchain revolution. A former healthcare executive, Michael's mission is the worldwide advancement of freedom through technology.

Bringing Blockchain Down to Earth

April 21, 2018
Earth Day, held on Sunday, April 22nd,  is a day of awareness of the global environmental movement.  Orchestrated by the Earth Day Network, the world’s largest recruiter to the environmental movement, it involves more than 50,000 partners in nearly 200 countries, all committed to the cause of environmental...

Igniting Bitcoin’s Consumer Use: Feature Interview With iPayYou’s Gene Kavner

April 16, 2018
Despite growing popularity, bitcoin is rarely used for everyday commerce. Rather its use as a speculative investment has garnered much attention, with users electing to hold it when the price rises and sell which the price declines. Gene Kavner, founder, and CEO of iPayYou hopes to change this narrative by...

Will Facebook’s Blunder Ignite a “Blockchain of Data Privacy” Movement?

April 13, 2018
Facebook’s failure to prevent vast troves of consumer data from being siphoned off by third parties has received worldwide media attention. The U.S. Federal Trade Commission is investigating whether Facebook violated terms of a 2011 settlement when data of up to 50 million users were sent to Cambridge Anal...

New Whitepaper Highlights Blockchain Emerging Trends and Regulatory Insights

April 7, 2018
In 2017, we witnessed a groundswell of changes in the global blockchain landscape. This year promises to be even more uncertainties amid continued talk of regulatory crackdowns. Last month an in-depth white paper was released by the global law firm Reed Smith,  aiming to brings a dose of clarity to this ev...