The Internet of Things ecosystem: the blockchain and data protection issues

Nicola Fabiano
2018 Advances in Science, Technology and Engineering Systems  
The IoT is innovative and important phenomenon prone to several services and applications such as the blockchain which an emerging phenomenon. We can describe the blockchain as blockchain as a ser-vice because of the opportunity to use several applications based on this technology. We, indeed, should take into account the legal issues related to the data protection and privacy law to avoid breaches of the law. In this context, it is important to consider the new European General Data Protection
more » ... Regulation (GDPR) that will be in force on 25 May 2018. The contribution describes the main legal issues related to data protection and privacy focusing on the Data Protection by Design approach, according to the GDPR. Furthermore, I resolutely believe that is possible to develop a global privacy standard framework that organisations can use for their data protection activities.
doi:10.25046/aj030201 fatcat:njetgsun45fpfk2lil5g2xidnu