20 Mar Blockchain: Media Is Embracing Decentralization [Variety]
By Janko Roettgers
March 20, 2018 | Jeremy Culver thinks he’s found a secret weapon to bring his next movie to the masses. “No Postage Necessary,” a romantic indie comedy coming this June, will be the first film to be to be released with the help of blockchain technology. Viewers will be able to buy the film through the video app Vevue, and pay for it with the app’s digital currency.
The release is just the latest sign of Hollywood warming up to blockchain. The technology is at the core of digital currencies like Bitcoin, and is being hailed as a way to decentralize all kinds of internet services and business models…
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