The University of California had to pay a $1 million ransom to regain access to the research performed at their Medical School. The incident has proven the healthcare industry is still vulnerable to hacker attacks.
Digital platforms are spreading more and more with business models based on our data and which, by default, threaten our rights. On the other hand, the privilege to the portability of personal information required by the GDPR assumes an important role for a change.
The California based cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase might move all digital asset accounts belonging to European users to another reliable and accredited entity operating within the EU in the event of a no-deal Brexit.
Following Coinbase’s roll out of Bitcoin Cash (BCH) back in December 2017, United States District Judge of San Francisco, California, Vince Chhabria, has made a final verdict and advised the users to go on with a “negligence suit” if they want to do so. The California based cryptocurrency giant could face negligence suit for illegally adding BCH, the world’s fourth cryptocurrency by market capitalization.
US prosecutors recently filed an official complaint against presently-nonoperational cryptocurrency exchange BTC-e and alleged cybercriminal Alexander Vinnik, as per a document filed on Thursday last week in California. Alexander also purportedly holds accounts connected with other major illegal activities, such as the hack of another nonoperational exchange Mt. Gox.
The city of Berkeley, California, plans on issuing municipal microbonds based on blockchain technology. The Microbond Initiative is focusing on issuing bonds which are pocket-friendly – minimum of $25 – so that members of the community could directly invest in feasible public projects. The initiative is expected to proceed through a request for data that will invite the sector to bring forth qualified applications.
The state of California has passed two blockchain tech bills into law. These bills were tabled by various members of the state's legislative houses, and they broadly define blockchain technology, cryptos and also enable innovations that are backed by this great tech to possess legal standing.
PALO ALTO, California - Propy, the global real estate store with a decentralized title registry, announced the successful execution of a historic real estate deal on the Blockchain in the State of California. With Propy’s Transaction Platform, every step of the deal was executed via Ethereum smart contracts, making this the first comprehensive blockchain-recorded property deal in the state of California and only the second in the world.