Tag: voting

West Virginia Becomes First State to Use Blockchain Technology in Election

West Virginia is writing history, as it will become the first state in the US to use blockchain technology in the voting process during the upcoming May 8 Senate election. This will be done through a mobile application and will only be available for deployed military officers from the counties of Harrison and Monongalia, their spouses, and their dependents. ANONYMITY AND TRANSPARENCY Military officers who are deployed in various parts of the …
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Votem Launches Proof of Vote Protocol Providing An End-to-End Voter Verified Digital Voting System

March 28, 2018 Cleveland, OH – Votem is releasing its Proof of Vote protocol (POV), a blueprint for end-to-end voter verified (E2EVV) digital voting systems that uses blockchain to ensure the verifiability, security, and transparency of an election, to members of the public for review and comment. POV will serve both as Votem’s own platform and as an open-source specification for blockchain-based voting events and elections all over the globe.  …
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Votem Welcomes Dr. Emin Gün Sirer to Board of Advisors

Dr. Sirer is an Associate Professor of Computer Science and a Co-Director of the Initiatives for Cryptocurrencies and Smart Contracts (IC3) November 30, 2017 Cleveland, OH. – Votem Corp has announced the addition of Dr. Emin Gün Sirer to their Technical Board of Advisors. Dr. Sirer is an Associate Professor of Computer Science at Cornell University and Co-Director of the Initiative for Cryptocurrency and Smart Contracts (IC3) who brings years of …
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More Attempted Hacks for State Voting Systems

The FBI released a statement Friday detailing more threats found to be carried out against the U.S. Voting system. These attacks are coming during the nations close proximity to the National Presidential Election. The FBI found evidence in August that hackers had breached multiple state election databases. The FBI has said that they have found other attempts aside from the ones it had previously mentioned. They say frequent scanning activities …
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