How does the EU’s GDPR apply to hashed data on the blockchain?

How does the EU’s GDPR apply to hashed data on the blockchain?

Despite blockchain’s superior technical capacity for data privacy and security, lack of control over personal data is a major issue for the many companies subject to the EU’s new digital data privacy law—the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)—which comes into...
Legislation opens doors for blockchain in governance

Legislation opens doors for blockchain in governance

An overview of various legislative approaches to regulating – and recognizing – blockchain in the US While blockchain technology is increasingly utilized in public sectors around the world, several US states have been especially active when it comes to legislating the...
Why some government agencies have been investigating blockchain

Why some government agencies have been investigating blockchain

At its core, blockchain offers the potential to increase transparency and accountability, two essential elements to modern democracies. The exact ways in which technologies like blockchain may help increase transparency and accountability in government are varied and...
Combining Blockchain and AI to Make Smart Contracts Smarter

Combining Blockchain and AI to Make Smart Contracts Smarter

Blockchain, the technology behind smart contracts, and AI are quickly converging. Futurists claim this will produce an entirely new paradigm that forever changes how companies write contracts and conduct business. What changes, though, can we expect? The current state...
Developing Standards for Legal Technologies

Developing Standards for Legal Technologies

As internet legal service providers continue to eat away work from trained legal professionals, many have sounded warning cries on an impending “death of the traditional legal profession.” While the erosion of market share is real, the doomsday alarms are exaggerated....
Global Legal Blockchain Consortium Forms, Integra Ledger A Key Member

Global Legal Blockchain Consortium Forms, Integra Ledger A Key Member

[Full article on: Artificial Lawyer] A new legal blockchain consortium has launched, involving an array of law firms and legal tech companies, including IBM Watson Legal and US law firms Baker Hostetler and Orrick. Meanwhile a new blockchain platform Integra Ledger,...