Russia’s Blockchain Voting System Let Users Decrypt Results Before Count

According to local reports, the blockchain-based system allowed constituents to decipher their own private votes or let third-parties do so. Russia’s blockchain-based voting system for the constitutional amendments had a vulnerability that reportedly made it possible to decipher votes before the official count.  Constituents could decipher their own private keys  According to research by Russia-language […]

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DeFi Governance Tokens Tread Carefully as the SEC’s Invisible Hand Looms

The COMP token distribution raised some questions on a potential reprisal against DeFi from the SEC, given certain similarities with traditional stocks. Governance tokens in decentralized finance, or DeFi, have suddenly jumped into prominence following the success story of Compound’s COMP token, whose price action and liquidity mining program resulted in increased public interest. Unlike […]

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Russia’s Blockchain Based E-Vote System Suffers Node Attack

The Bitfury-powered blockchain for the Russian constitutional amendments was reportedly attacked over the weekend. Russia’s blockchain-based voting system for the constitutional amendments has reportedly been attacked via an election observer’s node.  As reported by state-owned news agency TASS, the attack occurred on June 27 around 8 PM CET. A government of Moscow representative told TASS […]

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BitFlyer Holds First Virtual Shareholders Meeting With Blockchain Voting App

BitFlyer Holdings held a general shareholders meeting by using a blockchain voting app which went “without any troubles.” BitFlyer Holdings, which runs one of Japan’s largest cryptocurrency exchanges, held its general shareholders meeting Friday and, for the first time, used a blockchain voting app. In the “new normal” where social distancing is required, blockchain technology […]

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Cryptocurrency News From Japan: June 21 – June 27 in Review

SBI announced a crypto investment fund, Bitflyer Holdings used blockchain-based voting for a shareholder meeting, and more headlined news from Japan this past week. This week’s headlines from Japan included SBI announcing a digital asset investment fund, Bitflyer Holdings using blockchain for shareholder meeting voting, Japan’s Financial Services Agency warning two unregistered crypto exchanges, a […]

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