The age-old debate deadlock over who ‘owns’ the passenger—which is a major block to data sharing—could be addressed by blockchain and the new European data protection rules, according to SITA CEO Barbara Dalibard. Rather than further-restricting the flow of data, Dalibard said the new GDPR rules create a data “ownership change,” giving the customer themselves more power. When coupled with secure-data technologies like blockchain, passengers can choose ...

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