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New York State Assembly sees 4 blockchain bills


The New State Assembly has had four drafts related to blockchain security thanks to the efforts of Clyde Vanel, tells GovTech, which occasionally tells the news about blockchain for the governmental needs in the United States. Mr. Vanel decided to do what he can after he heard reports about the foreign hackers who tried to influence the American elections, even attempting to hack voting machines in several states — and this is not just a meeting of Trump’s associates with the Russian delegates, this is something more than a simple lobbyism.

The blog post this official wrote leaves an impression he has an understanding what blockchain is about: he correctly thinks it is “a continuously growing list of records, called blocks, which are linked and secured using cryptography”. “Each block of information contains a pointer to the previous block of information that represents a transaction of data. By design, these blockchains are resistant to the modification of the data. Additionally, this information can be used on a distributed ledger that is managed by a peer-to-peer network that makes it virtually impossible to hack”, explains Clyde Vanel to those of his colleagues and electorate who do not have such knowledge.

Meanwhile in other states, the legislators also make inquiries on how they can apply blockchain to improve cybersecurity.


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