Crypto Wants Stronger Public Response to Coronavirus, CoinDesk Survey Shows
People in blockchain tend not to love government. But they don't want it to be idle in a crisis, a CoinDesk survey suggests.
More people are wiling to try online voting these days. But experts say it isn't safe, and - despite what you might have heard - blockchain doesn't help much. Not yet, at least.
Patrick Nelson has been an advocate for bitcoin in his seven-year political career. He wants to see New York's BitLicense reformed and blockchain voting used in special cases.
Assemblyperson Ron Kim has proposed a decentralized contact tracing protocol and a blockchain-based public banking system for New Yorkers.
A former Yang aide running for Congress sees Bitcoin as a liberator, New York’s BitLicense as a hindrance and universal basic income as an imperative.
Donald Trump's recent spat with Twitter over the limits of free speech poses a question: Could decentralized media do better? It hasn't yet, as Civil and TruStory show, but Jack Dorsey wants to test some ideas.
Today on Markets Daily we're taking a break from our quick-hit news roundup format for a brief discussion about the U.S. election in the age of bitcoin with CoinDesk features editor Ben Schiller and privacy-beat reporter Benjamin Powers.