Category: Politics

Blockchain can be a cryptographic tool for nuclear disarmament: Study

Blockchain can be a cryptographic tool for nuclear disarmament: Study

Researchers at the Centre for Science and Security Studies at King’s College London have turned to analyzing “non-political” solutions for the problem of nuclear disarmament. The researchers’ new report notes that the multilateral nuclear order consolidated around the United Nations’ Non-Proliferation-Treaty, or NPT, has been consistently beset by problems of international cooperation, reinforced by the […]

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Ripple CEO Brad Garlinghouse opposes Coinbase’s ‘no politics’ policy

Ripple CEO Brad Garlinghouse opposes Coinbase’s ‘no politics’ policy

Brad Garlinghouse said tech companies have an obligation to contribute to solving societal issues. 3574 Total views 23 Total shares Brad Garlinghouse, the CEO of blockchain-based payments firm Ripple, disagrees with Coinbase’s new policy restricting its employees from engaging in political discussions at work. Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong first announced the ‘apolitical’ policy in a […]

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Kyrgyzstan’s acting president claims blockchain can ensure fair elections

Kyrgyzstan’s acting president claims blockchain can ensure fair elections

Can a technological fix really combat a corruption-ridden political order? 3314 Total views 34 Total shares Kyrgyzstan’s acting President and Prime Minister Sadyr Japarov has proposed introducing a blockchain-based system to ensure fair elections in the near future and restore public faith in the democratic process. On Oct. 20, Japarov reportedly told Al-Jazeera television channel […]

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