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Thai National Tech Development Center to Introduce Blockchain in Voting

A Thai government center for IT, telecoms and computing R&D has developed a blockchain-based e-voting system. The National Electronics and Computer Technology Center (NECTEC) of Thailand has developed blockchain technology for e-voting, the Bangkok Post reports on Jan. 2. NECTEC is a statutory government organization that operates under the purview of the National Science and […]

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Blockchain Could ‘Speed up the Economy,’ Says Nigerian Presidential Candidate

The presidential candidate of Nigeria’s leading opposition party promises to regulate cryptocurrency if he wins the elections in February. The presidential candidate of Nigeria’s leading opposition party has promised to support blockchain and cryptocurrency, local news outlet the DailyPost article reported Nov. 24. The Nigerian news outlet reportedly analyzed the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate […]

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West Virginia Secretary of State Reports Successful Blockchain Voting in 2018 Midterm Elections

The West Virginia Secretary of State has announced that 144 voters successfully cast their ballots in the 2016 midterm elections on a mobile, blockchain-based platform. The Secretary of State of the U.S. state of West Virginia Mac Warner reported a successful first instance of remote blockchain voting in an official announcement Nov. 15. Warner stated […]

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Survey: 60% of Americans Think Crypto Should Be Treated as Fiat in Political Campaigns

A recent survey by Clovr shows that nearly 60 percent of Americans believe that crypto should be treated like fiat currency in political elections. A new survey by blockchain-oriented research firm Clovr showed that 60 percent of respondents think that cryptocurrency should be treated like fiat currency in political elections. In the course of its […]