By Farhan Khan
Blockchain is one of the fastest growing technologies in the current era under the umbrella of cryptocurrencies. However due to the guaranteed anonymity of the cryptocurrencies, the technology has been subject to magnanimous abuse by techno-criminals who use the global unfettered trade of cryptocurrency with no oversight to their advantage. This policy brief discusses noteworthy accounts of the misuse of technology and lastly lays the foundation of detailed policy study of how ‘State-based’ cryptocurrencies can effectively cap the growing misuse of this technology.
About the author(s)
Farhan Khan is a researcher at the Global Foundation for Cyber Studies and Research. He has extensive experience in the R&D of cybersecurity projects. He is an Oxford Blockchain Strategist and a certified Blockchain Solution Architect.