The Ministry of Strategic Development (MSD) has been set in the Decenturion State, the world’s first state that utilizes decentralized technologies in the law-making, economy, and social sphere. MSD will be in charge of creating, testing and executing new business strategies, as well as improving the ideas of other ministries to demonstrate the world a
Decenturion, “the first decentralized state” officially launched on the 1st of August, 2018 finished the distribution of tokens amongst its citizens. Those tokens were issued by several projects highly-scored by decentralized government’s startup accelerator. The following projects delivered their cryptocurrencies: 50 mln of tokens (50% of total supply) from Crypto Jewelry, “jewelers with an eye
Several Indian government agencies drew attention to the new platform of Lynked.World. The main goal of this state-business collaboration is to facilitate the procedures for identification of citizens. The company provides solutions for authenticating on the basis of blockchain for entrepreneurs, government agencies and so on. It uses its P2P network to verify the data.
State of West Virginia develops a blockchain-based mobile application in order to improve the transparency of voting. Tusk Montgomery Philanthropies, a member of the fund Tusk Ventures, sponsors state’s collaboration with the company Voatz. Voatz and the state worked to pilot a mobile voting application in May for polling stations in Harrison and Monongalia. The
A hackathon project became an official government pilot program in Mexico – this August public tenders will be held on Ethereum-based blockchain with a system of four smart contracts. Yolanda Martinez Mancilla, head of the National Digital Strategy, claims that the pilot version will be then further developed to meet the standarts.
On the 1st of August, 2018, Decenturion, “the first decentralized state” will be officially launched, supposedly starting a new chapter in the book of the state governance. From Vitalik Buterin, preaching about society’s liberation through decentralization to billionaire Peter Thiel, whom nearly ten years ago co-founded the Seasteading Institute, that worked toward the creation of
On July 24, the Generalitat de Catalunya has announced plans to use blockchain technology in its public administration activities in the official press release. Catalonia’s Department of Digital Policies will develop a final plan by the end of December 2018. The aim of the project is finding out blockchain’s areas of maximum potential and economic value.
Horizon state project, located in Melbourne, seeks to transfer voting to blockchain in new democracies. The concept is simple: on blockchain votes are registered surely and cannot be reversed, accidentally doubled etc. It excludes any possibility of falsification. Besides that, no government or particular organization can be in full control of a decentralized platform. The
Spain’s ruling party suggests that blockchain will make the operation of the country’s public administration more efficient. Last week, 133 deputies from the Popular Party submitted a proposal related to blockchain to the Congress of Deputies. They believe that the technology will “improve internal processes” of the governance. Besides, the deputies recommended building public and
In ancient Athens the citizens decided on political decisions collectively. They directly controlled the policy of their city-state. Their People’s Assembly (Ekklesia) ostracized or granted mercy, approved the state budget and elected military strategists. Now democracy looks differently: every few years we come to polling stations and throw ballots into the box. In many countries
The U.S. Senate is planning to estimate the influence of digital currencies on elections in America. On June 26, The Senate’s Subcommittee on Crime and Terrorism will have a hearing called “Protecting Our Elections: Examining Shell Companies and Virtual Currencies as Avenues for Foreign Interference”. The Federal Election Commission (FEC) has previously announced that BTC
The authorities of a small village in Japan announced an ICO in order to raise funds to protect the economic stability of the region. This will be the first Japanese ICO arranged with the support of the municipality. Nishiwakur settlement of the Okayama prefecture is located in the south of Honshu. It is known for