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Aragon Acquires Voting Project Vocdoni to Flesh Out Decentralized Governance Stack

Aragon Association, the stewards of a protocol that makes for the easy creation of decentralized autonomous organizations (DAOs), has announced its acquisition of voting project Vocdoni from Estonia-based Dvote Labs Oü. The purchase was completed in December for an undisclosed price.Vocdoni team members received an undisclosed amount of ANT, the

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LayerX will develop blockchain-based voting system using digital ID verification in Japan

Japanese firm Layer X will be partnering with a digital identity application called xID to build a blockchain-based voting system in the Japanese city of Kaga.In a Thursday announcement from LayerX, the Tokyo-based company said it will be developing the electronic voting project in an effort to promote safe and

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Blockchain-based voting systems have potential despite security concerns

The 2020 United States presidential election was met with an increase in mail-in ballots due to COVID-19 concerns. Yet while many Americans stayed away from polling stations this year, postal delays, rejected ballots, and other challenges emerged.Unsurprisingly, better ways for casting votes during major elections quickly became a hot topic of

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MIT cybersecurity experts do not trust blockchain-based voting systems

While certain parties in the United States continue to challenge the integrity of the election process, a group of researchers is advocating against using Internet-based and blockchain-based voting systems in the future.According to a Nov. 16 report from researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence

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