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La Suède travaille avec le DLT pour

La Suède travaille avec le DLT pour sa preuve de concept CBDC

Le vice-gouverneur de la banque centrale de Suède a récemment informé le public de l’exploration de la CBDC du pays.

Les monnaies numériques des banques centrales, ou CBDC, ont fait parler d’elles dans le domaine de la cryptographie et de la banque en 2020, la future couronne électronique suédoise étant l’une des principales. La banque Bitcoin Trader centrale suédoise, la Sveriges Riksbank, étudie la technologie des grands livres distribués, ou DLT, pour sa preuve de concept CBDC, a confirmé aujourd’hui le vice-gouverneur de la banque.

„La technologie que nous utilisons est le DLT appelé Corda“, a déclaré mercredi Cecilia Skingsley, vice-gouverneur de la banque centrale suédoise, lors d’une conférence du CfC à Saint-Moritz. Moritz. Elle a toutefois refusé de transformer cette annonce en une véritable publicité pour Corda :

„La raison pour laquelle nous utilisons Corda n’est pas que nous pensons nécessairement que Corda est le meilleur choix pour une éventuelle future couronne électronique, mais lorsque nous avons fait notre processus d’achat, la proposition d’Accenture basée sur Corda que nous avons trouvée était celle qui correspondait le mieux à nos critères“.

La Riksbank a fait équipe avec le cabinet de conseil Accenture à la fin de l’année 2019 pour ses projets de CBDC. La banque a mis un peu plus de 12 mois à travailler sur sa preuve de concept e-krona, a noté M. Skingsley.

Le pays travaille sur une CBDC depuis des années déjà

L’année dernière a donné lieu à un certain nombre de gros titres sur le développement de la couronne électronique en Suède. En décembre 2020, les dirigeants du pays ont commencé à évaluer les ramifications de l’introduction d’une CBDC.

M. Skingsley a toutefois précisé que le pays n’a pas encore confirmé sa décision de créer une CBDC. Elle a déclaré :

„Bien que nous explorions cette question, la Riksbank n’a pas décidé d’émettre une e-krona. Nous sommes encore dans la phase où nous étudions différentes options. La Riksbank est donc en train d’élaborer une preuve de concept pour une couronne électronique, et nous le faisons afin de mieux comprendre comment une couronne électronique pourrait fonctionner dans la réalité, et quels sont les compromis à faire pour choisir entre différentes propriétés ou fonctionnalités“.

Au cours de l’année écoulée, de nombreux pays ont manifesté leur intérêt pour ce qui ressemble à une course, la Chine ayant fait des progrès significatifs.

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2020: Probably the most exciting year in Ethereum history

After rather chaotic previous years, Ethereum (ETH) exceeded many expectations in 2020. Not only the decentralized finance sector (DeFi), but also the non-fungible token market (NFT) recorded enormous growth. In addition, the first phase of the long-awaited Ethereum 2.0 upgrade began. We take a look at the most burning topics and review 2020.

Ethereum 2.0 Phase 0 is live

The wait is finally over. Ethereum 2.0 has become a bit of a reality in 2020 and on December 1, the long-awaited upgrade by the community started in the first phase. As planned, the mainnet went live successfully at the first attempt and there were no major complications. On the contrary, the rush to the ETH-deposit contract, which makes the Punting ether possible was overwhelming.

Currently, over $ 1.2 billion worth of ethers are staked. Put simply, by staking, investors help secure the Ethereum network and receive an ETH return in return. However, it is not yet clear how long ethers will be bound in the so-called deposit contract – possibly years. The enormous amount of Ether that is already staked is a good demonstration of how optimistic many investors are about the future of the smart contract platform.

One of the most important functions of Bitcoin System is known as “sharding”. “Sharding” allows transactions to be processed at the same time, which is intended to take the current speed of the Ethereum network to the next level. This will make it possible for developers of decentralized applications (dApp) to develop cheaper, more complex and more user-friendly dApps. Solving the scaling problem could therefore help emerging sectors like DeFi and the NFT space to innovate, and some of the most pressing problems that have plagued ETH for a long time may finally be solvable. In addition, completely new sectors could emerge, for which it did not make sense to build decentralized applications on Ethereum for reasons of cost.

Decentralized Finance: Revolution of the Financial Sector

2020 was without a doubt a successful year for Decentralized Finance. While a few crypto enthusiasts were already fairly familiar with the emerging sector in advance, DeFi experienced a huge hype in 2020.

What is DeFi?

DeFi shakes the traditional understanding of the financial world and redefines some rules of the game. There are no central institutions or intermediaries in DeFi. This means that banks, brokers and all other middlemen are eliminated because the blockchain doesn’t need them to function. Everything is regulated decentrally via the Ethereum blockchain and smart contracts.

Still, the sector is in its infancy and can currently be considered experimental. Not all DeFi projects are 100 percent decentralized yet, but the way there is paved.

One of the most important indicators to analyze DeFi space growth is the Total Value Locked indicator. The indicator measures the total value of all ETH and all other ERC-20 tokens tied in the corresponding Smart Contracts of the DeFi protocols, in US dollars. For this reason, not only Ethereum is one of the assets that are in DeFi protocols, but also stablecoins, tokenized Bitcoin and in some cases even NFTs.

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Este DeFi Blue Chip está chegando ao Bitcoin com a proposta de mercado RSK

“Uma abordagem Aave para o mundo Bitcoin” é o que o projeto DeFi Bluechip está tentando alcançar agora.

O popular projeto de finanças descentralizadas anunciou esta semana que agora está chegando ao Bitcoin com uma nova proposta “para um mercado RSK no Protocolo Aave”

“Este é um grande passo para expandir o ecossistema DeFi”, observou a equipe que lançou o Aave V2 na semana passada , que viu seu tamanho de mercado ultrapassar US $ 35 milhões. A atualização torna o projeto mais fácil e barato de usar, com sua funcionalidade de empréstimo instantâneo também sendo renovada.

Após o lançamento da versão mais recente, a equipe propôs a capacidade de delegar separadamente o poder de proposta e o poder de voto –

“Um grande passo na escalabilidade da governança, pois acreditamos que a capacidade de avaliar propostas requer habilidades diferentes daquelas necessárias para fazer uma proposta de contrato inteligente.”

Aave é o quarto maior projeto DeFi cujo token de governança AAVE continua a crescer forte , negociando a $ 76,28, com um desempenho colossal de 4.147% no acumulado do ano.

O projeto tem US $ 1,6 bilhão em TVL, com 432,5k ETH, 10k BTC e 15,55 milhões de DAI bloqueados

A proposta do fórum de governança do Aave explica que, para alavancar o Bitcoin, eles incorporarão o mercado RSK. Isso será feito totalmente pelos desenvolvedores RSK, e a integração já foi feita com o Chainlink , que será usado pelo Aave.

A pilha de tecnologia completa da RSK é construída sobre Bitcoin e seu objetivo é agregar valor e funcionalidade ao ecossistema da maior criptomoeda, permitindo contratos inteligentes, pagamentos quase instantâneos e maior escalabilidade.

Em vez de uma ponte , Aave propõe a criação de um mercado, uma nova ideia que incorpora novos clientes que não estão usando o Aave. Todos os novos tokens já no RSK Marketplace nativamente serão trazidos junto com a nova proposta para aumentar a liquidez e as oportunidades para ambas as empresas. A equipe notou,

“Traremos para a mesa novos clientes que trarão novos negócios e liquidez do mundo bitcoin que têm uma aparência diferente para as plataformas DeFi”.

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Ray Dalio llama a Bitcoin una alternativa ‚interesante‘ al oro

Sin embargo, el famoso inversor sigue prefiriendo el oro.

En resumen…

  • Ray Dalio no es tradicionalmente un gran fan de Bitcoin.
  • El inversor ha dicho hoy que podría ser un „diversificador del oro“.
  • Sin embargo, todavía prefiere el oro a Bitcoin.

Tal vez el famoso inversor Ray Dalio está suavizando su postura sobre Bitcoin, aunque sea un poco.

En una sesión de Ask Me Anything de hoy, el fundador del fondo de cobertura Bridgewater Associates fue preguntado si Bitcoin era una respuesta a la desigualdad económica causada por el sistema monetario de los Estados Unidos.

Haciendo un poco a un lado la pregunta, Dalio se centró en lo que los inversores individuales pueden hacer para proteger sus activos y, presumiblemente, seguir el ritmo de multimillonarios como Dalio. Una forma: Comprar un poco de Bitcoin.
Ray Dalio quiere que cambies su opinión sobre la inversión en Bitcoin

Con el precio de Bitcoin subiendo de nuevo últimamente, superando los 17.700 dólares en el momento de escribir este artículo, estamos viendo cómo cada vez más líderes financieros tradicionales reevalúan sus puntos de vista sobre la principal criptografía.

„Creo que el bitcoin (y algunas otras monedas digitales) se han establecido en los últimos diez años como interesantes alternativas de activos similares al oro“, dijo, „con similitudes y diferencias con el oro y otros depósitos de riqueza de suministro limitado y móviles (a diferencia de los bienes raíces)“.

Continuó:

„Así que podría servir como un diversificador para el oro y otras reservas de riqueza. Lo principal es tener algunos de estos tipos de activos (con oferta limitada, que son móviles y que son depósitos de riqueza), incluyendo acciones, en la cartera de uno y diversificar entre ellos. No hay suficientes personas que hagan eso“.

El mes pasado, Dalio sugirió que Bitcoin no es un gran almacén de valor debido a su alta volatilidad – y el potencial de ser prohibido por los gobiernos – pero también declaró, „Puede que me esté perdiendo algo de Bitcoin así que me encantaría que me corrigieran“.

Sus últimos comentarios ciertamente reconocen la utilidad de Bitcoin como una cobertura inflacionaria, pero aún está más cerca de estar en el mismo campo que el multimillonario Steve Forbes, que la semana pasada opinó sobre las virtudes del oro y llamó a Bitcoin „demasiado volátil para ser un almacén de valor a largo plazo“.

„En lo que respecta a Bitcoin en relación con el oro“, concluyó Dalio, „tengo una fuerte preferencia por mantener aquellas cosas que los bancos centrales van a querer mantener e intercambiar valor cuando intentan realizar una transacción“.

Así que, el oro.

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Privatudstedte stablecoins udgør større risiko end Bitcoin, siger ECB

ECBs præsident Christine Lagarde siger, at stablecoins udgør en større risiko end bitcoin.

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Christine Lagarde har identificeret stablecoins som repræsenterer en større risiko for finansiel stabilitet og EU’s monetære suverænitet end kryptovalutaer som bitcoin.

Den Europæiske Centralbanks (ECB) præsident siger, at ustabile priser og mangel på likviditet gør BTC og andre digitale aktiver dårligt egnede til brug som penge.

Lagarde er også opsat på at fortsætte med ECBs digitale euro. Hun hævder, at en sådan centralbankudstedt digital valuta (CBDC) ville hjælpe med at beskytte EU’s monetære suverænitet.

Lagarde siger privateudstedte stablecoins udgør særlige risici

Christine Lagarde mener ikke, at bitcoin og andre faste forsyningsaktiver er en særlig trussel mod den økonomiske status quo i Europa.

Skrivning for magasinet L’ENA hors les murs , det ECB-chef udtalte , at cryptocurrencies som Bitcoin ikke ”opfylder alle funktionerne i penge.”

Hun identificerede deres mangel på prisstabilitet såvel som det „mangelfulde koncept om, at der ikke var nogen identificerbar udsteder“ som hindringer, der forhindrer vedtagelsen af sådanne digitale valutaer.

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Japans ehemaliger Verteidigungsminister bestreitet die Annahme von Bestechungsgeldern durch den Bieter des chinesischen Casino-Resorts

Der frühere japanische Verteidigungsminister Takeshi Iwaya bestritt am Wochenende, von einem chinesischen Online-Sportlotteriebetreiber, der in einen Casino-Bestechungsskandal verwickelt war, 1 Million JPY in bar erhalten zu haben.

Herr Iwaya, ein Mitglied der regierenden Liberaldemokratischen Partei Japans (LDP), der im Unterhaus der Legislative des Landes dient, war einer von fünf Gesetzgebern, die von den Staatsanwälten Tokios im Zusammenhang mit dem Bestechungsfall befragt wurden.

Die fünf Gesetzgeber haben angeblich im September 2017 jeweils 1 Mio. JPY vom chinesischen Glücksspielanbieter 500.com abgezogen, der an einem integrierten Resort-Programm in Hokkaido teilnehmen wollte. Alle fünf Gesetzgeber haben die Vorwürfe zurückgewiesen und den für den Fall zuständigen Staatsanwälten in Tokio mitgeteilt, dass sie überhaupt nicht an Bestechungsmaßnahmen beteiligt waren.

Herr Iwaya erzählte am Samstag Berichten in seinem Wahlkreis in Beppu, Präfektur Oita, dass er nie Geld von 500.com erhalten habe

Der ehemalige Verteidigungsminister wurde zusammen mit seinen vier Gesetzgeberkollegen von der Staatsanwaltschaft in Tokio befragt, nachdem Katsunori Nakazato, der als Berater für 500.com fungierte, den japanischen Behörden mitgeteilt hatte, dass er im September 2017 jedem der fünf Gesetzgeber 1 Million JPY ausgehändigt habe .

Wie von Casino News Daily berichtet, war es ungefähr zu dieser Zeit, als Tsukasa Akimoto, ein ehemaliges LDP-Mitglied und ehemaliger Senior Vice Minister der japanischen Regierung, angeblich nahm ein Bestechungsgeld in Höhe von 3 Mio. JPY entgegen von 500.com an die Spitze des Angebots des Unternehmens, eine Casino-Lizenz für ein integriertes Resort-Projekt in der USA zu gewinnen Dorf RusutsuProvinz Hokkaido.

LDP-Aufzeichnungen zeigen mehrere Spenden, die von Unternehmen im Zusammenhang mit dem Rusutsu-Projekt erhalten wurden

LDP-Mitglied Hiroyuki Nakamura war ein weiterer Gesetzgeber, der im Zusammenhang mit dem Bestechungsskandal befragt wurde. Herr Nakamura gab zu, dass er von der Staatsanwaltschaft in Tokio befragt wurde, bestritt jedoch die gegen ihn erhobenen Vorwürfe , er sei von 500.com bestochen worden.

Nach dem japanischen Gesetz zur Kontrolle politischer Fonds können Gesetzgeber und Parteien keine Spenden von Ausländern oder Organisationen erhalten.

Laut Aufzeichnungen über politische Fonds erhielt eine von Herrn Nakamura geleitete LDP-Niederlassung Ende September 2017 von einem Reisebüro, das sich mit 500.com zusammengetan hatte, um eine Lizenz für das Rusutsu Casino Resort-Projekt zu erhalten, Spenden in Höhe von 2 Mio. JPY.

Die Niederlassung erhielt Anfang Oktober 2017 weitere 2 Mio. JPY von einem leitenden Beamten des Reisebüros. Ein Zweig der Regierungspartei Japans unter der Leitung von Herrn Iwaya erhielt 1 Mio. JPY von den 4 Mio. JPY, die einige Tage später von der Reisefirma gespendet wurden.

Herr Nakamura sagte, dass das Reisebüro sie nicht darüber informiert habe, dass die Bargeldbeiträge tatsächlich von 500.com stammten .

Vier der fünf Gesetzgeber, die im Zusammenhang mit dem Casino-Bestechungsskandal befragt wurden, sind Mitglieder der LDP, während der andere Mitglied der Oppositionspartei Nippon Ishin no Kai ist .

Herr Iwaya, Herr Nakamura und der Gesetzgeber von Nippon Ishin, Mikio Shimoji, waren alle Teil einer parteiübergreifenden Gruppe von Gesetzgebern , die sich für die Legalisierung von Casinos als Teil größerer integrierter Resorts in Japan einsetzten.

Am Freitag stellte sich heraus, dass Herr Akimoto, der am 25. Dezember von den Behörden in Tokio festgenommen wurde, bis mindestens 14. Januar nach dem Bezirksgericht in Tokio festgenommen bleiben wirdverlängert seine Inhaftierung.

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How will your savings be eaten? To protect itself, Bitcoin attracts more than gold, according to Deutsche Bank

The king of cryptos superior to the king of metals? – Could Bitcoin (BTC) be seen more and more as a better safe haven than gold itself? In any case, this is what seems to think a CEO of Deutsche Bank.

Bitcoin, a “credible” asset preferred to gold metal?

According to the ZeroHedge site which reports the words of Jim Reid , head of the British branch of Deutsche Bank , Bitcoin is on the way to supplant gold in the hearts of some investors.

In an analysis of world markets, a week after the announcement of a possible vaccine against Covid-19, Jim Reid indeed notes a significant decorrelation between the price movements of precious metals and those of Bitcoin:

“One of the oddities [in the markets] has been the dramatic divergence between gold (-3.6%) and silver (-4.4%) on the one hand, and bitcoin (+13, 4%) on the other hand. Bitcoin rose another 3% overnight and appears to be building its own momentum. It has grown by over 70% over the past six weeks as more and more investors begin to see it as a credible asset to invest in ” .

The king of cryptos and the inflation debate

Observing this dissonance among these assets considered to be stores of value , Jim Reid even goes so far as to say that:

“There seems to be an increasing demand for the use of Bitcoin, where gold was previously used, to hedge against dollar risks like inflation and other things. “

Indeed, an ever growing number of billionaires consider the king of cryptos as an alternative to gold as a safe haven : Bill Miller , Stanley Druckenmiller , Ricardo Salinas Pliego , … And the list is not exhaustive!

Even if their degree of preference in gold or in Bitcoin may differ slightly, they are all unanimous in their fears regarding hyperinflation of the US dollar.

Given that many policies call for ever more economic interventionism, and therefore monetary printing, this tendency to mistrust (not to say mistrust) vis-à-vis fiat currencies is not ready to end. ‚reverse. While gold as a proven safe haven will certainly benefit, it looks like the new kid on the block – Bitcoin – is now seen as even more promising protection.

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Bitcoin e Altcoins si avvicinano alla prossima pausa significativa

Il prezzo del Bitcoin è in aumento e potrebbe tentare di nuovo di superare i 16.000 USD.
Ethereum potrebbe ritestare i livelli di resistenza di USD 470 e USD 475, XRP detiene il supporto di USD 0,255.
STX ha ottenuto il 20%.
Il prezzo del Bitcoin sta salendo lentamente e costantemente al di sopra di USD 15.600 e USD 15.750. La prima grande resistenza è vicina a USD 15.950, ma l’ostacolo principale è a USD 16.000. Il prezzo sta attualmente (13:00 UTC) guadagnando slancio e sembra che i tori puntino ad un’altra rottura sopra i 16.000 USD. Se falliscono, c’è il rischio di un calo al di sotto di 15.500 dollari.

La maggior parte dei principali altcoin si sta consolidando in una gamma che comprende ethereum, XRP, litecoin, EOS, XLM, LINK, BNB, TRX, bitcoin cash e ADA. ETH/USD è scambiato al di sopra di USD 460 e potrebbe aumentare ulteriormente per testare nuovamente la resistenza di USD 470. XRP/USD potrebbe anche fare un altro tentativo per eliminare la resistenza di 0,260 USD.

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Prezzo Bitcoin
Dopo una correzione al ribasso a breve termine, il prezzo del bitcoin ha iniziato un nuovo aumento superiore a USD 15.600 e USD 15.700. BTC ha addirittura superato il livello di USD 16.000 prima di correggere nuovamente al ribasso. Se i tori riusciranno a superare nuovamente la resistenza di 16.000 USD, il prezzo potrebbe prolungare il suo rally nelle prossime ore.
Al contrario, un altro mancato superamento della resistenza di 16.000 dollari potrebbe scatenare una reazione ribassista. I principali sostegni al ribasso sono vicini ai 15.600 e ai 15.500 dollari.

Prezzo dell’etereum

Il prezzo dell’etereum sta mostrando segni positivi al di sopra dei livelli di USD 455 e USD 460. Una resistenza iniziale per i tori è vicina al livello di USD 465. La prima barriera chiave è vicina al livello di USD 470, al di sopra del quale l’etereo potrebbe testare USD 480.
In caso di un nuovo calo, il livello di USD 455 potrebbe fornire supporto. Il successivo supporto principale sul lato negativo è vicino al livello di 450 USD.

Bitcoin cash, chainlink e prezzo XRP

Il prezzo in contanti di Bitcoin sta mantenendo il livello di supporto di 255 USD e si sta lentamente riprendendo. BCH sta affrontando un ostacolo chiave vicino ai 260 USD. Una pausa di successo e la chiusura oltre i 260 USD potrebbe aumentare le possibilità di una nuova corsa verso i livelli di USD 270 e USD 275.
Chainlink (LINK) sembra perdere il ritmo rialzista e ora è scambiato ben al di sotto del livello di USD 13.00. C’è stata una pausa al di sotto di USD 12,80 e il prezzo sta ora lottando per rimanere al di sopra del supporto di USD 12,50. Se c’è una chiara rottura al di sotto di USD 12.50, il prezzo potrebbe forse scivolare verso il supporto di USD 12.00 a breve termine.

Il prezzo XRP si sta ancora consolidando al di sopra del livello di USD 0,255, con una resistenza a breve termine vicina al livello di USD 0,258. Il primo ostacolo importante è vicino al livello di USD 0,260, al di sopra del quale i tori potrebbero guadagnare forza. Una rottura di successo al di sopra di USD 0,262 potrebbe portare il prezzo verso il livello di USD 0,270.

Altro mercato altcoins oggi
Nelle ultime ore, alcuni altercoins hanno guadagnato oltre il 5%, tra cui STX, ICX, OMG, KSM, DCR, DASH, NANO e QNT. Al contrario, LRC, UMA, SNX, ABBC, OCEAN, SOL, REN e HBAR sono scesi di oltre il 5%.

Riassumendo, è probabile che il prezzo del bitcoin faccia un altro tentativo di superare i 16.000 dollari. Se ci riuscirà, ci potrebbe essere un forte movimento verso l’alto verso i 16.500 e i 16.600 dollari. In caso contrario, ci potrebbe essere una dura reazione ribassista.

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7 high-tech ways to have fun on Halloween

We have prepared a selection of applications that are indispensable for Halloween. Here is how you can make the night before All Saints Day unforgettable with your smartphone.

1. Learning about the future Halloween is a magical night when the border separating us from the supernatural becomes particularly thin. Remember to ask the magic ball about your destiny – spirits know many things that are beyond our reach.

2. Do you really think that there are ghosts around here? According to the developers, the Ghost Radar app will help you detect a spirit or the presence of an extraneous entity. The sensor provides Bitcoin Billionaire in the form of radar or text and numeric indicators. Who are you gonna call? No one – you can do quite well yourself!

3. Hear voices from other worlds If you can’t see ghosts, you can try to hear them. The author of this app claims that it allows you to record sounds from a world of spirits that are otherwise inaccessible to the human ear.

4. Create an atmosphere A small phono of freezing blood sounds will never hurt. Especially on Halloween. Just download one of the themed apps and run it at the right time – make your neighbour happy, wandering home alone on a dark street.

5. Make a really creepy costume It’s amazing what effect a simple T-shirt with a hole in the right place and a secret iPhone pocket with the right app on it can have.

6. Show your creativity The app shop shelves are literally busting with programs that can add a ghost to your picture or make a ghost out of you. Choose which one you like – and go ahead!

7. Play a nice old atmospheric toy

Limbo is a classic. Even if you have played it 10 times already, Samhain is a great excuse to once again enjoy the inexpressible atmosphere of one of the best games in the genre.

We wish you a terrible Halloween!

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A French municipality will accept votes on blockchain for a road project

„The vote will be 100% secure,“ said Avosvotes CEO Florian Ribière.

The French municipality of Verneuil-sur-Seine is using blockchain technology to allow its inhabitants to vote on a consultation on a road project that has been planned for 50 years and involves three cities.

According to the official website of Verneuil-sur-Seine, from 1 to 8 October, the municipality and neighbouring villages of Vernouillet and Chapet enabled blockchain voting through the Avosvotes startup, based in the Yvelines region. Residents can express their opinions on a road linking the villages of Orgeval and Les Mureaux along the Seine, voting for or against the project.

The blockchain voting app verifies residents‘ identities, provides certificates stored on the Tezos blockchain as proof that votes were cast through smart contracts, and allows real-time monitoring of votes as they are collected. The Verneuil-sur-Seine website specifies that the consultation will take place simultaneously in the three municipalities, and all results will be counted independently.

„In Verneuil-sur-Seine, the decentralised and secure voting tests on the blockchain provided by the French Tezos researchers will ensure the legitimacy of the vote,“ commented Florian Ribière, CEO of Avosvotes. „The vote will therefore be 100% secure and each voter will be able to verify that his or her vote was considered during the digital count.

At the time of writing, the residents of the municipality, with a Bitcoin Compass population of around 16,000, cast 487 votes.

Although blockchain voting has been advertised as a solution to counter electoral fraud and cyber attacks, its implementations have not always been successful. In Italy, the blockchain vote in a 2017 election ended with additional costs and time to publish the results. However, in August, the organizers of the Michigan Democratic Party State Nominating Convention successfully used the blockchain Voatz voting platform to address the restrictive measures related to COVID-19.