Submitted by Клачек Сергей Валерьевич on 11 June In the city of Zug this year, municipal elections with the use of a distributed registry are intended to be held in the summer. The event will be held from June 25 to July 1 and will begin the blockchain voting in Switzerland.
The instrument for elections will be the digital ID wex php id crypto eIDlaunched in Novemberenabling wex php id crypto to vote using their own mobile devices. In addition to voting on working issues of city authorities, citizens will be asked to answer whether elections are possible with the use of eID on the distributed registry in the future.
Given that this vote is just testing the platform, its results will not be binding on the municipality.
After the formation of the "Crypto Valley" - ecosystems for the creation of technologies based on blockchain, the Swiss city became the leader among hubs that introduce on their territory the accelerated rates of cryptoinnovation. A year ago in Zug it was possible to pay for a number of administrative and city services with bitcoins.
The creation of the "Crypto Valley" and the absence of taxation of entrepreneurs engaged in the blockchain industry made Switzerland the most attractive country for crypto investors in the EU.