Blockchain firms want to stay on the good side of Europe, it seems. Ripple, NEM, and company have founded a new association to represent the interests of blockchain and cryptocurrency businesses across the continent. The so-called “Blockchain for Europe” association claims to be the first unified voice for the industry on European soil. The undertaking aims to foster understanding of the technology – and highlight the “true nature and potential” of blockchain and distributed ledger tech. As part of this agenda, Blockchain for Europe wants to ensure the European Union and member states draft up regulation that stimulates growth in…

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