government

Zug
Swiss City to Accept Bitcoin Payments for Government Services
The city of Zug, Switzerland, will pilot a bitcoin payments project that will allow local citizens to pay fees using digital currency.
Zug

IBM
IBM Targets Government and Healthcare Sectors With Blockchain Cloud Upgrade
IBM has announced a new framework for securing blockchain systems running in its cloud services.
IBM

poland, krakow
Polish Ministry Considers Blockchain Impact on Government Services
Poland's Ministry of Digital Affairs has issued a statement on how bitcoin and the blockchain could help digitize government services.
poland, krakow

Vermont State House
Vermont's Blockchain Recordkeeping Report Due Next Week
A report on the use of blockchain technology for storing state records is to be delivered to Vermont’s legislature by the end of next week.
Vermont State House

chain, breaking
What the Blockchain Means for Economic Prosperity
Authors Don and Alex Tapscott argue the Internet is entering a second era, one that gives us another shot to achieve a prosperous digital future.
chain, breaking

DHS, homeland security
Department of Homeland Security Calls for Blockchain Research
The US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is seeking to better understand blockchain tech through a research initiative.
DHS, homeland security

Corruption
Can Blockchain Technology Stem Government Corruption?
Could blockchain technology become the backbone of a new generation of government systems?
Corruption