カテゴリー: Election

The Daily: Pro-Bitcoin Governor Elected, Augur Predicts the US Midterms

The Daily: Pro-Bitcoin Governor Elected, Augur Predicts the US MidtermsWednesday’s edition of The Daily has a distinctly political tint, coming a day after U.S. voters turned out for the midterm elections. There was plenty to excite supporters on both sides of the divide — the pro and anti-cryptocurrency divide, that is. In addition to talking politics, we take a look at the new Stellar […]

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43 Women Nominated for the Board of the Swiss Crypto Valley Association

Swiss Crypto Valley Association to Elect Two Women to Its BoardThe Crypto Valley Association in Switzerland has decided to elect two female board members to diversify its male-dominated leadership. The vote scheduled for September 20 has attracted an unexpected number of nominations – 43. The women will fill similar roles to those of the current members, including co-chairing working groups and interacting with authorities and […]

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Mainstream Media Reports of “Blockchain Elections” in Sierra Leone Are All Fake News

Reports of “Blockchain Elections” in Sierra Leone Were All Fake NewsThe hype around so called applications of “blockchain technology” is nothing new, as many people have successfully used it to get free publicity for themselves, riding the coattails of Bitcoin’s success. But while it so far was limited mainly to promoting ICO tokens and inflating stock prices, now it seems to have crossed a border […]

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The Next Generation of Politicians Will Be Crypto’s Biggest Advocates

The Next Generation of Politicians Will Be Crypto’s Biggest AdvocatesTechnology favors the young. While tweens are swiping through life and conversing through Snapchat filters, grandma’s still getting the hang of texting. With the average age of a U.S. Senator pegged at 61, it’s no wonder that many officials either don’t get bitcoin or are openly hostile to it. Their loss is the next generation’s […]

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Rise of the Bitcoin Politician: Austin Petersen’s Scrappy Run for US Senate

Rise of the Bitcoin Politician: Austin Petersen’s Scrappy Run for US SenateIn the run-up to the 2018 November federal elections in the United States, at least three politicians are accepting bitcoin in donation, including an incumbent House member. One hopeful, Austin Petersen, is openly discussing the world’s most popular cryptocurrency’s benefits in his bid to win a US Senate seat. Also read: Tezos Foundation Board Member […]

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Russian Presidential Candidate: ‘We Will Legalize Bitcoin and Other Cryptocurrencies’

Russian Presidential Candidate: 'We Will Legalize Bitcoin and Other Cryptocurrencies'A recently-announced Russian presidential candidate, Boris Titov, is a bitcoin advocate. He promises to legalize bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies if elected. Titov is friends with President Vladimir Putin and heads up his efforts to fight corruption. He has also repeatedly advocated for the legalization of bitcoin in Russia, suggesting the country should follow Japan’s lead. […]

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Brazilian Man Uses Bitcoin to Evade Judge’s Extortion

Brazilian Man Uses Bitcoin to Evade Judge's ExtortionThe story of how a Brazilian man was able to use bitcoin to evade a corrupt judge’s extortionate demands has been published by Panampost. The story recounts how Daniel Fraga was able to utilize a loophole stemming from Brazil’s lack of legal classification surrounding bitcoin to avoid a slew of arbitrary fines incurred through Daniel […]

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Brazilian Man Uses Bitcoin to Evade Judge’s Extortion

Brazilian Man Uses Bitcoin to Evade Judge's ExtortionThe story of how a Brazilian man was able to use bitcoin to evade a corrupt judge’s extortionate demands has been published by Panampost. The story recounts how Daniel Fraga was able to utilize a loophole stemming from Brazil’s lack of legal classification surrounding bitcoin to avoid a slew of arbitrary fines incurred through Daniel […]

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