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US election: why the voting system should be based on blockchain in the future according to CZ & Vitalik Buterin

US election: why the voting system should be based on blockchain in the future according to CZ & Vitalik Buterin

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  • CZ has been in public talks on Twitter with Vitalik Buterin in that a new blockchain-based voting system in the United States is necessary to improve the democratic process of elections.
  • Even though this sounds great on paper, it wouldn’t be as easy as people would think.

The chief executive officer of the biggest crypto platform in the industry Binance, CZ has been in public talks on Twitter with the co-founder of Ethereum, Vitalik Buterin in that a new blockchain-based voting system in the United States is necessary to improve the democratic process of elections.

Even though this sounds great on paper, it wouldn’t be as easy as people would think.

CZ took to Twitter to say that now is the correct time for developers to build a “blockchain-based mobile voting up“. This came after the uncertainty that is currently going on with the 2020 US presidential election between Joe Biden and Donald Trump.

The argument that the CEO made was that such a voting system could reduce the time taken to confirm the outcome of the election as well as enhancing the privacy of individual voters.

CZ went on to encourage developers to begin working on such a project because not only would privacy be a key aspect of it but it would eliminate questions surrounding how valid the results are. 

On Twitter, he said:

Responding to the tweet, the co-founder of Ethereum added that even though this is an ideal project to think about, it isn’t going to be an easy task as he said:

This goes in line with what the head of Cardano recently said, Charles Hoskinson. In an interview with CT, he indicated that a Cardano based solution could make a blockchain solution possible for future elections.

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