Moscow to implement blockchain in upcoming elections

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The city council of Moscow has submitted a bill to use blockchain technology for an electronic voting system, this was announced by the deputy of Russia’s ruling party Dmitry Vyatkin.

The Moscow City Duma, a local parliament of the Russian capital city, intends to use the technology in the upcoming elections in order to protect the results.

Stressing how using blockchain would eradicate issues such as fraud which the deputy referred to as “dirty electoral technologies” and the separation of storage of voters’ personal data and the results themselves.

“It will be impossible to connect them. This is exactly how blockchain technology works.”

Last month, the National Electronics and Computer Technology Center of Thailand announced the development of the electronic voting system also backed with blockchain technology.




Source: Smart Trend Team