How Blockchain Will Allow Banks To Become Brokers of Personal Data

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Today’s announcement by six banks that they are jointly investing $20.5 million ($27 milion CDN) in a fin-tech start-up called SecureKey is part of an ambitious plan to roll out a national digital identity network in Canada that aims to offer a secure way for consumers to exchange all types of personal data.

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Privacy By Design – Ready For Takeoff

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Privacy By Design (PbD) was developed by former Ontario, Canada Information & Privacy Commissioner, Dr. Ann Cavoukian in the late 1990s. As a framework of foundational principles for protecting individual consumer’s data privacy rights, PbD’s promotion of strong privacy defaults, effective notice, and empowerment of user-friendly privacy options has been widely acclaimed by privacy professionals worldwide. Yet it would be wrong to say that the principles of PbD have been aggressively applied in actual practice. Why not?

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An attempt at the secure use of GPS information by the PPC, Japan

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The amended Act on the Protection of Personal Information (APPI) in Japan is going to introduce a legal scheme of “anonymously processed information” this year in order to facilitate high utilization of individuals’ information, while protecting privacy. This system can be made effective by implementing anonymous processing technology and its methods of operation in accordance with Privacy by Design.

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