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Bitcoin online currency gets new job in web security
« on: January 18, 2012, 10:11:46 AM »
http://www.newscientist.com/article/mg21328476.500-bitcoin-online-currency-gets-new-job-in-web-security.html
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First, it could be used as a form of "carbon dating" for digital information - something that would make electronic voting more secure. This is possible because of the way Bitcoin records transactions, says Jeremy Clark, a computer scientist at Carleton University in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.
I think this is the 1st time bitcoin block chain is used to store votes.

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