iapp: Unravelling the mystery of blockchain – Should privacy professionals be concerned?

Posted by Christian Manie On August 03, 2016 Policy

iapp – July 28, 2016: Blockchain is not a new concept and is derived from a 1979 patent on merkle trees. Each block in a blockchain contains a summary of all the transactions in the block, using merkle trees, which are binary hash trees used for efficient verification of data integrity.

Blockchain’s strength lies in determining the provenance and trackability of transactions. 

By Annelies Moens, iapp

Read the full articlehere.

Christian Manie

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