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Idea from Katrina Johnson

Katrina Johnson

Title

Benefits and Risks of Implementing Blockchain-Based Electronic Voting

Summary

Over 30 states allow some type of online voting, and it’s clear that electronic voting is the wave of the future. However, could this wave crash our democracy by opening the election process up to fraudsters and cybercriminals? The stakes are high, and companies such as Smartmatic and Cybernetica are running extensive tests to advance the use of blockchain-backed electronic voting at the polls. This post explores the benefits and possible risks that this type of e-voting may bring.

Author

Katrina Johnson