Colombia Launches National Land Registry on XRPL, How Ripple Made It Happen

Colombia Launches National Land Registry on XRPL, How Ripple Made It Happen

Blockchain development company Peersyst worked with Ripple in the implementation of the Colombian National Land Registry on top of the XRP Ledger (XRPL). Part of a national initiative to improve the country’s blockchain capabilities, the announcement was made by high-ranking government officials. Related Reading | ‘Cryptoqueen’ Has A $100,000 Bounty On Her Head Offered By The […]


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