Data stored on blockchain is not owned by any single authority, so the decentralised design enables it to be transparent and tamper-resistant. Photo: Shutterstock Images
Data stored on blockchain is not owned by any single authority, so the decentralised design enables it to be transparent and tamper-resistant. Photo: Shutterstock Images
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Chinese province applies blockchain in ‘smart prison’ system to cut corruption and abuse cases

  • The blockchain system was endorsed by the Ministry of Justice, which wants to promote its use in the national prison system that operates more than 600 facilities
  • Corruption and abuse cases in Chinese prisons, which hold about 1.8 million inmates and employ 300,000 guards, often stir public anger

Data stored on blockchain is not owned by any single authority, so the decentralised design enables it to be transparent and tamper-resistant. Photo: Shutterstock Images
Data stored on blockchain is not owned by any single authority, so the decentralised design enables it to be transparent and tamper-resistant. Photo: Shutterstock Images
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