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West Virginia Becomes First State to Use Blockchain Technology in Election – The Merkle

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 ...

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Major Russian Bank Looks To Pilot Crypto Transactions In Switzerland

Major Russian state-owned bank Gazprombank will be conducting pilot cryptocurrency transactions in Switzerland, local news outlet Vedomosti reported March 29. According to Aleksandr Sobol, the Deputy Chairman of the Board at Gazprombank, Switzerland was chosen due to the more liberal crypto legislation in the country. Sobol said that “some kind of pilots” will “of course” take place, according to Vedomosti: ...

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