Ukraine Government Plans to Trial Ethereum Based Election Platform

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A group of Ukrainian officials signed a memorandum late last week to move multiple levels of elections to the Ethereum blockchain using E-vox, a platform developed by a group of companies including Ambisafe, Distributed Lab, and Kitsoft. The goal of this memorandum is to create “a decentralized, transparent and accessible system for group decisions making [sic] via blockchain-based instruments” for political primaries, elections and online petitions or referenda.

This new platform could serve as a beacon of transparency and accountability in a polarized country ravaged by the “Revolution of Dignity” a series of protests against corruption, voter intimidation and direct electoral fraud that occurred in February 2014.

The list of signatories includes the head of the state…

Read the full article written by Nick Abouzeid on Bitcoin Magazine

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