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Can Blockchain Fix Voting? DigiCash Founder David Chaum Brings Democracy to the 21st Century
Apr 21, 2020 · 1 hr 1 min
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David Chaum, pioneering cryptographer and founder of the XX network, joins Charlie Shrem on today’s episode of Untold Stories.

Charlie and David discuss threats to democracy and the importance of metadata shredding, Elixxir and the XX Network, Digicash, the Cypherpunk movement, ballot secrecy and cryptography in voting, whether David met Satoshi Nakamoto, how David got interested in cryptography, and what cryptographers in the 1980's and 90's thought it would look like today.



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