UK privacy groups join call on EU to halt comms data collection

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IoT could be the killer app for blockchain

As the number of sensors in vehicles, factory machinery, buildings and city infrastructure grows, companies are looking for a secure and automated way of enabling a mesh network for transactional processes. Blockchain appears to best fit that bill.

The total number of connected Internet of Things (IoT) sensors and devices is expected to leap from 21 billion this year to 50 billion by 2022, according to recent data from Juniper Research.

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from Computerworld News https://www.computerworld.com/article/3284024/blockchain/iot-could-be-the-killer-app-for-blockchain.html#tk.rss_news

Well, one of the problems anyway

Help desk pilot fish takes a support call form a user whose opening statement lays out the problem simply: “I can’t get to the site.”

Fish: Which site? We have lots. Internal? External? HR? Training? Search? Time keeping? Developer? Security? Executive team? Employee support? Customer support?

Caller: “Ours.”

Fish: I need more information.

Caller: “The website.”

Fish (getting annoyed): Not helpful…

Caller: “The main one.”

Fish: Still not helpful.

Caller: “The one we log into.”

Fish: STILL NOT HELPFUL…

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