Given the inherent immutability of the blockchain technology, it’s a popular choice for projects that involve creating verifiable databases to ensure that information integrity is maintained, and this is especially important when lives are at stake. But there are some lingering questions involving users privacy, especially regarding these coronavirus tracking apps. Governments are introducing intrusive surveillance systems to track the virus, and the principle question being asked is whether or not we can trust them to remove them once COVID-19 is contained.
LiteLink Technologies (LLT.C) announced today that it has signed an agreement to acquire market-differentiated Internet of Things (IoT) sensor technologies for the waste and container management industry.
In the space between your IP address and mine are a billion points of access featuring content known only to the initiated. We can’t be exactly certain who first called these hidden information zones onionland or the Dark Web, but we can be certain of their existence and their influence over our lives in unforeseen ways.
Bitcoin and the blockchain came out of a libertarian resurgence response to the 2008 housing crisis. Governments could not be trusted to not inflate their currencies, and let the markets decide for themselves the best course of action, and therefore, governments had to be eliminated from the equation.