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

Topic |   Blockchain
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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