19 Industries The Blockchain Will Disrupt

Follow My Vote Highlighted In “19 Industries The Blockchain Will Disrupt”

Follow My Vote’s blockchain voting software has been highlighted in a recent video and post on futurethinkers.org covering the top 19 industries the blockchain will disrupt. “Future Thinkers is a podcast about the future of humankind and the exploration of consciousness.” Follow My Vote is featured in the number 10 spot in the industry list alongside Democracy Earth. The voting industry section begins …

Follow My Vote CEO Discusses Online Voting On Predicting Our Future Podcast

Follow My Vote Vote Co-Founder & CEO, Adam Ernest recently spoke on an episode of the Predicting Our Future Podcast. The episode covered how current voter participation is extremely low and presented online voting as a possible solution. Podcast host, Andrew Weinreich invited several guests to talk about online voting and what it could look like in the U.S. if implemented. Predicting …

US Voting System Manufacturer Hacked Prior To US Election

News has surfaced from a NSA report detailing a cyber-attack on a voting software supplier and phishing emails sent to government officials prior to the US election. The document from the NSA was provided anonymously and has been independently authenticated. The document reportedly states: “Russian General Staff Main Intelligence Directorate actors … executed cyber espionage operations against a named U.S. …

blockchain voting software

It’s Alive! …Follow My Vote Launches Blockchain Voting Software On The BitShares Blockchain

Follow My Vote is making history by becoming the first company to develop blockchain voting software and integrate it with the BitShares blockchain! Back in August of 2016, we announced that we had completed the initial alpha version of our stake-weighted voting software. Now, we’re letting the world know that we’ve successfully integrated our stake-weighted voting software with the BitShares …

Voter Fraud

How We Can Stop All Voter Fraud

Follow My Vote Ambassador, Nicolas Guillermo recently wrote a an article on wearechange.org entitled “How We Can Stop All Voter Fraud”. The article goes into depth on the issues Follow My Vote is tackling and the technology we are using to combat voter fraud.   Each time there is an election held anywhere in the democratic world, you will undoubtedly …

Follow My Vote invites local Cyber Security Club to hack their software

Follow My Vote is a startup based in the corporate research center in Blacksburg, VA that is developing blockchain-based voting software. They recently released the initial alpha version of the software, giving early-adopters a preview of how their software works.  Adam Ernest, their CEO, was interviewed by WSLS 10 about the software: “You can monitor and election in real time …

Approval Voting

The United States Voting Method is flawed, and I doubt anyone would argue otherwise. With unsecured voting systems in place in many states, we don’t even have technology to redeem us. It is simply unacceptable that in our day and age that we have to choose what many would call the lesser of two evils. The fact that third party candidates …

Alpha-Release

Follow My Vote Releases Initial Alpha

We are excited to announce that we have released the Initial Alpha for the Follow My Vote stakeweighted blockchain voting software! The alpha version runs on a blockchain using the open-source Graphene Blockchain Framework. Follow My Vote on GitHub Features and functionality that can be explored in the alpha release include publishing of contests, casting votes, and tallying contest results. TLS Encryption using …

Politicon

Yes, Politicon Was Amazing!

Politicon 2016 was an incredible event! Follow My Vote attended as an exhibitor, while CEO, Adam Ernest, spoke on a panel regarding rigged elections. The non-partisan political conference took place in Pasadena, California, over June 25 and 26. Many well known politicians, tv hosts, and political thought leaders attended. Some of the most notable were Gov. Gary Johnson, Gov. Sarah Palin, …

Joe Mohen, CEO of election.com, “Internet voting creates higher voter turnout”

In an interview with Joe Mohen, the former CEO of election.com, Amber Phillips of the Washington Post tried to breakdown why online voting hasn’t been a reality. In an age where you can order food online in the comfort of your bed, the technology to vote already exists. Many critics of such technology say it is easily hack-able, but since the technology …

Paper Ballots and Current Voting Systems are not Secure nor Feasible

As I continued to scan the article I thought to myself, “Our current voting system is broken.”Stuck between paper ballots and other outdated voting systems America’s election infrastructure is lagging behind. Outdated voting machines, complex state laws that have made ID verification difficult, and accusations of voter fraud are not unique to the California primary. With Los Angeles’ County having …

Online Voting In Canada

New Poll Reveals People Want Online Voting In Canada

A new poll has revealed that 70% of people want both proportional representation and online voting in Canada. The poll was carried out by the NRG Research Group and Peak Communications. The research also showed interesting findings on the preferences of voting methods. Both the United States and Canada currently use first-past-the-post (the candidate who receives more votes than any other candidate wins). …

A Political Call To Arms Via Ed Asner

Christina Tobin and the Free and Equal Elections Foundation have released a video featuring Ed Asner and a “political call to arms”. Ed Asner, the legendary actor who was once black-listed and former President of the Screen Actors Guild met with Free & Equal President Christina Tobin last week searching for solutions to the concerns he has about America’s future. They …