This reminds me very much of the early Internet where we were mainly concerned about integrity of the data, with social networks about spreading good deeds and messages, motor vehicles with early Bluetooth connectivity, etc.
Then as things went more mainstream we suddenly realised there were many people with seriously bad intentions who wanted to actually shut down hospitals for ransom, accelerate a motor vehicle remotely, turn off a pacemaker, and much more.
So yes I'm also wondering how vulnerable blockchain (used in logistics tracking for example) is going to be against legal as well as illegal threats? How will it be effected if forked, or if it has blocks legally suppressed? As we've seen in the past, these types of unintended situations become reality.
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