The US is known for its controversial attitude to blockchain and cryptocurrency. Despite speculations about their government exploring the possibility of launching a digital dollar, the country's financial regulators such as the SEC demonstrate hostility against companies working in the sector.
The election to the National Assembly, which is normally held once every four years, is coming on April 15, and it has attracted a lot of people's attention. As previously it has been difficult to track electoral promises, now they will be recorded on the blockchain to make politicians actually fulfil them.
Kentucky Republican Rep. Thomas Massie tried to delay the voting on COVID-19 relief bill by objecting a roll call voting that would not require the presence of all members in Washington. Eventually, he failed to do this as the quorum of the House members blocked his request.
Most football teams around the world are embracing blockchain and cryptocurrencies. Now, one of the Turkish teams is planning to release its token in Q1 2020. Sports, especially football, are becoming digital, who's next to embrace the blockchain technology?
The uses of blockchain e-voting technology is a topic at the center of international debate. In Italy, through a resolution, the Municipality of Napoli started a research group to develop this futuristic innovation.
The Litecoin Foundation (LF) will make sure it offers the audience around $1k worth of Litecoin cryptocurrencies which is anticipated to be applied to poll for the films selected in the upcoming film fiesta.
The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), the United States (US) principal federal law enforcement agency, has started investigations into the alleged hack attempt on a blockchain-powered voting app in the 2018 midterm polls in West Virginia. The event has put the future of Voatz at stake notwithstanding securing funds of around $7 mln to upgrade its distributed ledger technology (DLT) voting app.
The influence of a foreign country on elections has brought to the fore the issue of blockchain. The government of Italy is trying to examine in detail what benefits technological innovation could bring, however, there are many problems to be faced with the aim of arriving at a universal digital suffrage.