A blockchain is a type of distributed ledger technology (DLT) that consists of growing list of records, called blocks, that are securely linked together using cryptography

Thailand to use blockchain technology to fight drug trafficking

The Thai Ministry of Justice has been developing a system, using Blockchain technology, to enable informants to report drug dealing activities to the authorities and to receive rewards for their information, without their identities being disclosed, according to Justice Minister Somsak Thepsuthin.

He said that many people have information about illegal drug activities in their neighbourhoods, but are reluctant to inform the authorities, for fear that their identities will be disclosed and that their lives and those of their family members may be put at risk.

Full story: thaipbsworld.com

By Thai PBS World

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