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
China’s Jiangsu province adopts blockchain for ‘smart prison’ system
  • 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
15 Dec 2021 - 9:00PM