Browsing the "Voting" Tag

NEM Foundation, Nearly Broke, Plans Layoffs and Pivot

| Leigh Cuen

The leading non-profit behind the NEM blockchain is seeking $7.5 million in emergency funding to keep the lights on.

Thai Government Agency Develops Blockchain Tech for Elections Voting

| Yogita Khatri

A Thailand government agency has developed a blockchain-based solution that's set to digitalize elections voting in the country.

South Korea Eyes More Reliable E-Voting With December Blockchain Trial

| Yogita Khatri

South Korea's National Election Commission says it is building a blockchain-based voting platform to be trialed in December.

Major French Soccer Club Plans to Launch Its Own Cryptocurrency

| Wolfie Zhao

French soccer club Paris Saint-Germain is planning to issue its own cryptocurrency as a way to incentivize participation from its international fans.

Japanese City Trials Blockchain Voting for Social Development Programs

| Wolfie Zhao

The Japanese city of Tsukuba has tested a blockchain-based system that lets residents cast votes to decide on local development programs.

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West Virginia to Offer Blockchain Voting Statewide in Midterm Elections

| Wolfie Zhao

After a pilot conducted in May, West Virginia is expanding use of a blockchain voting app to all 55 of the state's counties.

The ‘Dark DAO’ Threat: Vote Vulnerability Could Undermine Crypto Elections

| Rachel Rose O'Leary

According to researchers at Cornell, blockchains utilizing on-chain voting – such as EOS and Tezos – are vulnerable to certain vote buying…

Russian Firm Will Reward Staff With Crypto Tokens Tied to Profits

| Anna Baydakova

The blockchain subsidiary of the Russian e-payments firm Qiwi plans to incentivize staff by giving them tokens tied to the firm's net profits.

Swiss City Plans Blockchain Voting Pilot Using Ethereum-Based IDs

| Wolfie Zhao

The Swiss City of Zug is launching a pilot that will allow residents to vote electronically, with both polling system and IDs based on blockchain.

Experimental Voting Effort Aims to Break Ethereum Governance Gridlock

| Rachel Rose O'Leary

Vitalik Buterin has suggested experimenting with quadratic voting, a governance model furthered by Dr. Glen Weyl, on the ethereum platform.