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