HOPR network – the next generation platform for online data privacy

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The HOPR network has set out to develop a safe environment where businesses and individuals can operate freely without worrying about the privacy of their data. Privacy invasion has been on a steady rise since the dawn of the internet as technology giants often keep track of users’ online activities. While this has benign uses like deciding what kind of content people see and consume online, metadata can be used for more malicious ends, including profiling people and restricting access to services. Hackers can use metadata to help them perpetrate targeted attacks such as spearfishing. These continuous attacks on user privacy are a serious threat to all aspects of human freedom. Metadata is increasingly used around the world to restrict who people can associate with, what they say, and more importantly, their ability to gain financial freedom. This, in addition to the fact that we are bound to live in…

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