LTO Network x V-ID: presenting unique GDPR-compliant tooling for companies and governments
The Dutch blockchain companies LTO Network and V-ID entered into a partnership by rolling out an immediately applicable, GDPR-compliant blockchain solution for companies and governments. Whereas V-ID are providing smooth interface for users to interact with, LTO Network is the backend of the solution securing the integrity of digital data on its blockchain.
Deepdive GDPR & Blockchain at CMS
The European Commission recently launched an initial exploration of specific legislation for GDPR compliant blockchain applications. In that context, a program was started in Amsterdam on March the 28th under the leadership of CMS Law, LTO Network and V-ID with the aim of designing a best-practice framework for GDPR compliance in blockchain applications.
At first glance, GDPR seems to be in direct contradiction with the basics of blockchain technology. Blockchain is a way to store events forever, in which the GDPR principle “the right to be forgotten” would appear to be impractical in some cases. You can see here how LTO Network is solving this today.
LTO Network and V-ID focus on different but complementary aspects of blockchain technology. Where LTO Network focuses on the underlying data security structures, V-ID is a practical platform, intended for direct application in daily work processes. Both companies, however, have the main objective of facilitating the widest possible application of blockchain techniques with the lowest possible threshold for adoption of this technology.
For us, the combination of V-ID and LTO Network is a natural one. Not only because of the energetic and open-minded way they handle blockchain projects with their knowledge and experience but also because both of them are fun to cooperate and explore possibilities in the blockchain space with.
— Katja van Kranenburg-Hanspians, CMS Law Partner
LTO Network, Hybrid blockchain built for business
The blockchain platform of LTO Network solves this problem by means of the decentralized “stamping” of data as proof of the existence of this data at a certain moment. Instead of the data object itself, the confirmation data is stored on the public blockchain. This data can only be accessed by the owner of a certain type of password. The blockchain solution from LTO Network is already in production at the Ministry of Infrastructure and Water Management, SignRequest and CMS Law & Tax.
The conversations we had with clients or potential partners over the past few months have always been full of energy, but Rick added even more. LTO Network distinguishes itself through speed and potential, in addition to vision and leadership. — Marnix van den Berg, Founder V-ID
V-ID, Innovation Secured
V-ID has developed a platform to authenticate any digital file. After validation of the file, a recipient can check the authenticity of the file within 5 seconds. This makes it possible to share digital documents freely, without the risk of unlawful manipulation on the way to the receiver. V-ID’s customers include Airbus Space & Defence, Krohne, but also smaller companies such as BaanVelgen and JWC Superyachts.
V-ID is a super easy-to-use real-world use case with enormous added value. Their practical and especially beautiful UI is a relief in a space that unfortunately is often tied to vague promises and PoCs. — Rick Schmitz, CEO of LTO Network