News Corner: UAE-India Partner to Introduce Blockchain Based Agri-Commodity Trading Platform

UAE and India are among each other’s biggest trading partners with India possessing a robust export of agricultural produce to the UAE. UAE’s Dubai Multi Commodities Centre (“DMCC”) unveiled the Agriota E-Marketplace, a technology-driven agri-commodity trading and sourcing platform. This platform will use blockchain to help bridge the gap between rural farmers in India and […]

Vote From Home: A Case for Blockchain Based Digital Elections

Posted on August 30, 2020 Authored by Ritwick Shrivastav*  India is the world’s largest democracy with over 900 million eligible voters. Every few months, a part of the country goes into ‘election mode’. Politicians begin their campaign; public servants assume election duties; and security forces get mobilised across regions. Managing all this is the responsibility […]

Blockchain and the Data Protection Dilemma: Compatibility of GDPR with Blockchain System

Posted on 27 June 2020 Authored by Tanya Varshney The European Union’s General Data Protection Regulations (“GDPR“) seeks to regulate the way personal data is stored, collected, processed etc. by a “data controller”. A controller is a natural or legal person or any authority that determines the purposes and means of the processing of personal […]