Public ledgers

Public Ledgers Are Not New – Blockchain Technology Is Just a Digital Version

Have you ever tried explaining blockchain technology to a friend? With all the industry jargon it can be a bit confusing. In its most simple form, a blockchain is a peer to peer network and a database (public ledger). Did you know that public ledgers have been used for centuries? Blockchain is essentially a more advanced digital version.   Image Source …

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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 …

The Difference Between Our Stake Weighted & One Person, One Vote Voting Systems

Follow My Vote develops end to end verifiable blockchain voting software for a variety of use cases. All code that Follow My Vote produces is open source and released under the GPLv3 or MIT software licenses. This means all end users can run, study, share and modify the software. Note* Official Follow My Vote software releases will not have modifications …

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 …

Why the Bitfinex hack isn’t the downfall of blockchain

On Wednesday, August 3rd,  Bitfinex was involved in a breach in where 119,756 bitcoin had been stolen from users’ accounts. This amounts to about $72 US Mil. Zane Tackett, Director of Community and Product Development for Bitfinex, informed Reuters of the breach. As a result of the breach, Bitcoin’s worth plunged 23 percent to just a bit under $550 per …

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to scan the article I thought to myself, “Our current voting system is broken.”Stuck between paper ballots and other outdated voting systems America’s election infrastructure is lagging behind. Outdated voting machines, complex state laws that have made ID verification difficult, and accusations of voter fraud are not unique to the California primary.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

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Follow My Vote Featured On The Huffington Post!

Once again, Follow My Vote has been featured in the news! We are excited to announce that the Huffington Post has featured Follow My Vote in an article about blockchain technology.   Huffington Post writer, Pradeep Aradhya wrote a fantastic and informative article in the business section on April 1st, 2016. The article covered the blockchain and some of the industry pioneers. Aradhya …

Blockchain Potential

Blockchain Potential

Most people by now are familiar with Bitcoin, the digital currency that is created using Blockchain technology. Although Bitcoin has had a very tumultuous start, investors and entrepreneurs are more fascinated with the potential capabilities that blockchain technology has outside of the Bitcoin currency. Many have discussed using it as a sort of watermark for the sale of copyrighted music …

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Guess Which State Is Looking Into Blockchain Management?

With an endorsement from Vermont’s Governor, Peter Shumlin, the state recently decided to explore the use of blockchain technology. The legislation passed earlier this summer with the intention of looking at how the state can simplify the management of state records. This marks an important first step for government bodies exploring the potential benefits that blockchain offers. “Vermont’s foray into blockchain, while still …

The Proof is in the Blockchain!

Many people believe that bitcoin is just a currency but it is actually so much more than that. When it comes to revitalizing many industries and concepts, online methods have proven to be extremely integral to that process. Democracy is no exception. Through the use of bitcoin and blockchain technology, online voting can be fortified as the only real option …

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Follow My Vote Featured On Bitcoin Magazine For Blockchain Technology and Secure Online Voting.

We are proud to say Follow My Vote has been featured on the well known publication, Bitcoin Magazine! This is our latest press recognition and we are quite thrilled. Bitcoin Magazine is one of the most engaging and accurate sources of information regarding Bitcoin, blockchain technology, and the digital currency space. Currently they receive over 85,000 unique monthly visitors. This …

What Will the Future of Voting Look Like?

This post from a talk show called The Take Away speaks with some highly educated people in the industry where they discuss on their podcast the importance of verified voting when dealing in the digital realm. The main topic of conversation lands on the audit-ability of the current system and what might be in development (Follow My Vote) to make …

Blockchain Technology offers Support to DemocracyOS

There is a long standing debate that online voting may not be possible due to the nature of technology itself. Simply as we continue to find new ways to keep our information secure and safe, technology that makes said security measures obsolete are in the making. However there is one technology that makes it almost impossible to hack the system, …

How BlockChain Technology will Change the World

We have long known the power that blockchain technology offered the world in many different applications and industries. With online voting still needing a bit of a push in the securities realm to make large players more comfortable with the technology this article takes a look at some of the other industries that are seeing immediate dramatic improvements across the …

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World’s First Blockchain-Based Rewards Program

Well it has started! A blockchain based rewards program has begun. With many different avenues in business finding a usability for blockchain technology should bring the usefulness to the front of American naysayers. The main issue with the public is the hurdle of trust. As we as a nation begin to utilize this technology we will surly see that the …

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Decoding Bitcoin and the Blockchain

BitCoin and blockchain technology are full of extremely technical aspects and jargon, we understand completely that much of it is difficult to follow if you are not tapped into the industry directly. This article summarizes a summit that is being held to push the envelope on blockchain technology and Bitcoin. The summit will allow for industry leaders to come together …