G-J van Rooyen

Co-Founder at Custos Technology
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G-J holds a PhD in Electronic Engineering, specialised in signal processing. He founded and directed the MIH Media Lab, a cross-disciplinary research lab focused on pre-commercial MediaTech applications. He has been involved in the cryptocurrency space since 2013 and advises businesses and government agencies on blockchain regulation and blockchain for media.

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  • Movie piracy has escalated dramatically over the past couple of years. It’s so easy now, your grandmother can do it. The new technology is extremely cost-effective, making it a viable option for both big budget Hollywood media companies and smaller, more independent media distributors, including e-book publishers, which have seen a rise in leaked and illegally downloaded products over the last two years that has dramatically affected the industry’s bottom line. DCG put us into a network that otherwise we would have had a lot of difficulty getting into. They invest in all of the big Bitcoin related successes (including). more experimental and interesting blockchain companies

    5 April 2021
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  • Custos Technology
    Co-Founder