Will The Blockchain Enforce A More Secure And Futuristic Democracy?

Оригинал: https://cryptodaily.co.uk/2018/08/will-the-blockchain-enforce-a-more-secure-and-futuristic-democracy/

A democratic society is one led by elected representatives, there are other definitions to consider, but for the purpose of this article, we want to explore the democratic value of voting and how the blockchain promises to make this a more secure activity in the future. The blockchain has the power to democratise democracy, as ironic as it sounds.

Blockchain voting isn’t a new concept, it’s been around for a while. The basis of blockchain voting is that blockchain technology is used to register, authorise and count votes, making the entire voting system far more efficient, meaning votes can’t be miscounted or lost, and, meaning chances of vote manipulation and other anti‐democratic interventions are reduced. Bloomberg have recently published an article that discusses this concept. Part of their article, highlights how authorities in West Virginia, United States, are championing a blockchain based voting system. According to Bloomberg:

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