Update: This related question focusses on users own data. My question is mostly asked from the perspective where a person may enter someone elses personal data, like someones sexual preference.
In the data world GDPR is currently a very hot topic:
- personal data must be protected and not retained too long.
For normal companies and systems it is already very difficult to meet the letter of the regulation in practice, however I image that for bitcoin it is even challenging on a much deeper level. Two core principles:
- Data must be visible by all
- The full history must be preserved
This brings me to a question:
How does Bitcoin respond to the introduction of GDPR?
And as bonus question: