SCL Elections prosecuted for failing to comply with enforcement notice

SCL Elections Ltd, also known as Cambridge Analytica, has been fined £15,000 for failing to comply with an enforcement notice issued by the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO). The company appeared at Hendon Magistrates’ Court and pleaded guilty through its administrators to breaching s47 (1) of the Data Protection Act 1998. The criminal prosecution related to the company’s failure to respond to an enforcement notice issued in May 2018, which ordered the company to respond in full to a subject access request submitted by Professor David Carroll, a US-based academic. As well as…

Amid Ethereum Classic Schism, ‘Community Notice’ Issued

Amid Ethereum Classic Schism, ‘Community Notice’ Issued December 14, 2018 by William Peaster The Ethereum Classic community is currently in the throes of a contentious schism. Some ETC stakeholders have sounded the alarm on what they’re calling an attempted community takeover by Digital Finance Group (DFG), backers of ETC Labs. Now, a notice has been issued warning enterprises in the space to steer clear of DFG’s software going forward, but ETC Labs has pushed back. What comes next remains to be seen.  Also see: Boerse Stuttgart, Europe’s 10th Largest Stock Exchange,…

Walmart Puts Food Suppliers on Notice: Blockchain or Bust

Walmart Puts Food Suppliers on Notice: Blockchain or Bust September 25, 2018 by Reed Schlesinger Continuing its work with IBM on their proprietary Food Trust solution, Walmart has taken the next step in digitizing the food supply chain process by mandating that all its suppliers of leafy green vegetables upload their data through their own blockchain application by Fall 2019. Also read: Bitcoin Price Rise Delayed As Technical Signals Fail to Confirm Subscribe to the Bitsonline YouTube channel for great videos featuring industry insiders & experts Safe for Consumption While many in the…