Blockchain and Genomics — who owns our DNA?

Jillian Godsil
6 min readAug 17, 2020

Let’s first address the elephant in the room: data ownership. It’s a term we have all become familiar with in recent years. Data is the new oil and personal data is our new oil. Social media has in part been responsible for our awareness: both in terms of how much personal data we give away, often unknowingly like a slug’s silver trail, and in terms of the value of this data, represented by the millions of dollars…