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Blockchain voting mulled in Senate memo as COVID-19 disrupts how Congress operates

Blockchain voting mulled in Senate memo as COVID-19 disrupts how Congress operates

The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted the U.S. Congress’s ability to meet and deliberate – a state of affairs that has forced a rethinking of how America’s national legislature operates in a time of crisis. And according to a Senate memo dated April 30 and obtained by The Block, blockchain-based voting could be part of the solution. …

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US Authorities Freeze COVID-19 Website Alleged Scammer Tried to Sell for Bitcoin

US Authorities Freeze COVID-19 Website Alleged Scammer Tried to Sell for Bitcoin

The U.S. Departments of Justice (DOJ) and Homeland Security (DHS) have seized coronaprevention.org, alleging its owner tried to sell the domain for bitcoin after posting about it in a “hacker’s forum.” Announced late Friday, the unidentified owner of the site tried to sell the domain to an undercover agent with the Department of Homeland Security’s …

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Bitcoin in the Aftermath of COVID-19: Two Possible Scenarios

Bitcoin in the Aftermath of COVID-19: Two Possible Scenarios

Futurist and author, Daniel Jeffries, shared with Cointelegraph his view on the future scenarios awaiting Bitcoin in the aftermath of COVID-19.  Two possible outcomes  In one particularly dark scenario,  the global economy will plunge into a severe recession and countries will turn to authoritarianism in order to survive.  In such a scenario, world governments will …

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Crypto Conference Defies COVID-19 Lockdown by Hosting in Virtual Realm

Crypto Conference Defies COVID-19 Lockdown by Hosting in Virtual Realm

The COVID-19 crisis may have put a stop to millions of sports events, work conferences and meet-ups across the world, but it has not halted those in the cryptocurrency space. The Coinfest Conference, which runs until April 4, has found a way to defy the coronavirus lockdown by setting up shop in the digital blockchain …

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