New data protection bill could strengthen data privacy rights of US consumers

Recently, Google boss, Sundar Pichai faced a barrage of data security questions before the House Judiciary Committee over perceived bias of Google’s search engine and products against conservatives. Barely 24 hours later, a breakaway of 15 Democrat senators has put forward proposals for a new bill designed to galvanise data privacy online, CNET reports. As […]

Blockchain and the GDPR: irreconcilable foes or a partnership with great potential?

At first glance, blockchain and the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) may seem like they would be wholly unrelated, complete strangers.  But as applications of blockchain expand into the mainstream – payments, healthcare and security, to name a few areas – there are increasing concerns about the (lack of) compatibility between applications of blockchain technology […]