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Election fraud a thing of the past? Thailand is planning the introduction of Blockchain voting system

the A government, a Thai organization working on the development of a Blockchain-choice system. The aim of the exercise is to be able to in the near future, bo

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Election fraud a thing of the past? Thailand is planning the introduction of Blockchain voting system
the A government, a Thai organization working on the development of a Blockchain-choice system. The aim of the exercise is to be able to in the near future, both national and regional elections in Thailand entirely electronically hold. Still there are some hurdles.

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As a "Blockchain-Nation" flew to Thailand for a long time under the Radar. The Southeast Asian country is seeking more and more, Blockchain applications to integrate in the management. Also a crypto currency is in the planning stage.

Now, as the Blockchain-Voting country. As reported by the Bangkok Post, the Kingdom, the nationwide implementation of a voting system on a Blockchain-based. Accordingly, the National Electronics Technology Center (NECTEC), which directs the development of the electronic electoral system, the leader makes, and rapid technological progress.

The NECTEC is a government organization, the Ministry of science.

the aim of the research project "reduction of choice and the preservation of data integrity," said Chalee Vorakulpipat, chief of the Cybersecurity division of NECTEC, compared to the Bangkok Post. At the completion of its organization, deliver "an E-Voting technology on a Blockchain-based, which is both national and regional elections [...] applicable."

Safe, transparent, convenient, fast,

brings The implementation of the Blockchain technology in electronic voting systems – in addition to the convenience, the voice from the home computer – some of the benefits: - elections on Blockchain-based, therefore faster, cheaper and more secure than conventional voting systems. Because on the Blockchain stored data are for all authorities involved, such as voters, candidates and returning officer, transparent, accessible and tamper-proof stored.

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draws To the area-wide Integration in the "Choice of life" to the full, is likely to be for some time into the country.

Because the System is a reliable coverage with high-speed Internet in all of Thailand, preferably with the new mobile radio standard 5G, necessary, it by NECTEC. On when that is, is currently completely unclear.

for this reason, the developers aim is first of all an extended testing phase in a suitable frame. For the test runs provincial, municipal or University elections are eligible according to the source.

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