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Rental Industry & How To Fight Fraud

The Vacation Rental industry has, in recent years, become very targeted by fraudsters because of its high-ticket items (the average price of a fraudulent booking ranges from $238-$588, according to Sift Science) and intangible goods – which means there is nothing to collect. In addition, with instant booking capabilities, it becomes increasingly difficult for small teams to investigate every transaction and quickly detect fraudulent activity.

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Use Case: Improving UX in Crypto

The Vacation Rental industry has, in recent years, become very targeted by fraudsters because of its high-ticket items (the average price of a fraudulent booking ranges from $238-$588, according to Sift Science) and intangible goods – which means there is nothing to collect. In addition, with instant booking capabilities, it becomes increasingly difficult for small teams to investigate every transaction and quickly detect fraudulent activity.

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Legal summary: SEC on Crypto

The Vacation Rental industry has, in recent years, become very targeted by fraudsters because of its high-ticket items (the average price of a fraudulent booking ranges from $238-$588, according to Sift Science) and intangible goods – which means there is nothing to collect. In addition, with instant booking capabilities, it becomes increasingly difficult for small teams to investigate every transaction and quickly detect fraudulent activity.

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Compliance for Crypto Companies

The cryptocurrency boom in 2017 was so sudden that many investors and regulators where left dazed confused in its wake. After this initial shell shock passed it became apparent that the financial system was not ready for the introduction of cryptocurrencies in ‘17 and as a consequence many abuses of the system were detected during this period

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Myth vs Reality (in Data Privacy)

Any user of online services is left with the uncomfortable reality of not knowing who controls their personal information, and the use it has been given. As handily mentioned by Chris Skinner, these days we find “discussions around data ownership and privacy, in discussions about almost anything really. When will I own my data? When will I have my own identity? How can I take control of me away from banks, corporations and governments and give it to me?” (Chris Skinner’s Blog, April 2019)

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Identifying One Billion Ghosts

It may surprise you that only half of the world’s population currently have access to the internet. That’s 3.5 billion people who are completely disconnected from the web and all of the opportunities it affords.

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