This work categorizes blockchain-based systems into a taxonomy based on differences in blockchain architectures, governance models, and other salient features. Context is provided for the taxonomy through the description of related terms, emerging standards, and use cases while highlighting relevant security and privacy considerations.
This document presents blockchain technology in detail and extensively studies its aspects relevant to IT security. It also assesses to what extent blockchain technology is able to achieve the security properties ascribed to it and how it may be evaluated within the current legal framework. This document thus supports developers and potential users of blockchain […]
This study examines the European data protection framework and applies it to blockchain technologies so as to document these tensions. It also highlightsthe fact that blockchain may help further some of the GDPR’s objectives. Concrete policy options are developed on the basis of this analysis.