Blockchain and data protection: A report issued by the Law Society and Tech London Advocates & Global Tech Advocates highlights the extent of unknowns in a series of questions posed for the UK Information Commissioner’s Office.

  • What does “all means reasonably likely to be used” mean under Recital 26 of the General Data Protection Regulation

Healthcare data company CENTOGENE announced it has joined forces with blockchain startup Ubirch to create a solution to secure results of COVID-19 mass testing that takes into consideration General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) compliance.

Based on the premise that absent a vaccine widespread testing is inevitable to permit the return of social interaction, the solution

Sorta, kinda, immutable.

Turns out the blockchain CAN get hacked, and changed.

In the blockchain, a miner who somehow gains control of a majority of the network’s mining power (a so-called “51% attack”) can defraud other users by sending them payments and then creating an alternative version of the blockchain in which the payments never

The European Parliament Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs has weighed in on blockchain with the following key points:

  • If you want to use a blockchain structure to handle personal data you need to specifically design the blockchain platform to support data sovereignty.
  • Personal data in the blockchain is generally not anonymous and