Demonetisation in India and the new Aadhaar identity/ biometric management system. It should be called “Hack Me.” The most important criteria is that the politicians who voted for it should be registered. The fundamental question is not the type of database, it is about centralisation vs. decentralisation. Blockchains do not solve the problem of centralisation.
This is part of a talk which took place on March 20th 2017 at the Singapore Management University for the Singapore Bitcoin & Ethereum meetups: https://www.meetup.com/BitcoinSingapore/events/237307480/
Why KYC is dangerous – Microviolations of Privacy As Payment – https://youtu.be/rwF7nMWUjBs
Privacy, Identity, Surveillance and Money –
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