Why is blockchain a safe way to store my data?
Blockchain is a buzzword used often as cryptocurrency gains popularity but the blockchain code system itself has nothing to do with cryptocurrency specifically. It might sound complex to some people, but blockchain is actually a very easy to understand method of storing information in a completely private and anonymous way.
It was originally created and used to allow for anonymous cryptocurrency transactions, but now it is being used for many other important web applications, including age verification in the UK. The basics of blockchain are that it is decentralized and peer supported. When someone initiates a transaction involving blockchain, whether it is cryptocurrency or age verification, the request is sent to a Peer to Peer network of computers. Each computer is called a node.
A peer to peer network (more commonly known as a p2p network) is a network of computers that are connected without the use of a centralized server. Each device shares the responsibility for data storage and processing. This type of network is great because even if something happens to one of the devices in the network, the others can pick up the slack. Once the transaction is initiated, the network validates the transaction using algorithms. Once the transaction is confirmed, it is added as a block of anonymous data to a digital ledger that can not be altered or changed in any way, ever and the transaction is complete.
If this sounds complex, there are some other ways to visualize blockchain technology that may make it a little easier for you. Imagine that you have a spreadsheet, but instead of being in a document on your computer, the data is stored on multiple different devices all across a network of computers, which keep updating and adding data to this spreadsheet. It really is that simple!
Blockchain databases are important for many reasons. First of all they are a challenge to hack since the complete information does not exist in any one location. Second of all, they are anonymous which allows for you to do things like watch porn or gamble online while still having your age verified with an age verification card using blockchain technology.
AVSecure is the only age verification provider using a private blockchain to provide you with age verified status online. That means you can purchase an age verification card at any one of more than 60,000 stores throughout the UK and go online as you normally would after entering a unique number from your card without ever entering your name, a username, password or email address anywhere in the process. Maximum privacy protection at a nominal cost is what sets AVSecure apart as the premier solution for your age verification needs.