MIT Professor: Blockchain Is Good on Its Own but Not Good for Voting

Cointelegraph | Feb 28, 2020 at 6:23 PM
  • Computer scientist Ronald Rivest has said that blockchain is not the right technology for voting, although it can find proper application in a number of other areas.
  • Rivest — who is a cryptography expert and a professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology — called voting an interesting problem that requires a more stricter approach compared to many existing security applications.
  • Following the event, blockchain-based applications were heavily criticised by regulators.