More people are more 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.
People in blockchain tend not to love government. But they don’t want it to be idle in a crisis, a CoinDesk survey suggests.
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.
While Trump self-inflated and Bernie talked of revolution, Klobuchar took a middle lane on tech. From election security to privacy to transparency in online ads, Klobuchar was a practical legislator in a chaotic political environment.
Bernie Sanders has never been closer to delivering a “revolution” in American life. How will he address personal privacy, cryptocurrencies and big tech?
Sen. Elizabeth Warren is crusading against big banks as one of her core platforms for the 2020 presidential election, but it’s her social media policies that may have the most direct impact on bitcoiners.
Nobody is chanting “Hey, Ho, Uncle Joe for Crypto!” at a Biden election rally. But the venerable ex-vice president does have things to say about big tech, chiefly in the realm of cybersecurity.
From supply chain attacks to disinformation campaigns, the risks to US election machinery are numerous. Here’s a scary rundown, according to security experts.