As the contour of 2020 and the first quarter (Q1) of 2021 has been progressively defined by the Covid-19 pandemic, digitalization has been like a vessel laden with technology that has an enormous capacity for stirring up mankind's prevent against contagious disease.
The health institutions in South Korea are using every available tool to fight Coronavirus disease. The most recent technological alternative is using a blockchain app system to track Covid-19 contacts in different parts of the country.
The anonymity of cryptocurrency transactions has been a pain in the neck of most financial regulators. Countries are strengthening their regulation to track those wishing to use digital currencies for illegal purposes. However, the community players are constantly seeking ways to preserve their privacy.
Law enforcement agencies make their best efforts to combat criminals performing drug transactions via the darknet. On August 24, the Indian Narcotics Control Bureau arrested a young man for buying ecstasy pills using Bitcoin.
The Russian intelligence agency has developed a new artificial intelligence (AI)-based system to track and de-anonymize Bitcoin (BTC) and other cryptocurrency transactions. Does it mean that privacy coins will lose their popularity?