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Report: First-ever vote for US president cast via app

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Fox News reports a Utah resident cash the first-ever vote for U.S. president through a smartphone app.

Utah County, near Salt Lake City, has implemented a platform through which residents can cast their ballot via blockchain voting technology.

“The problem with the internet is that you can copy anything – songs, videos, pictures. Internet technology does not allow for the information to stay in one place only," said Utah County Clerk Amelia Powers Gardner. “But blockchain is a database at its core, and that database is impervious to any type of duplication, meaning it cannot be tampered with and there can only be one version of it, so when we talk about voting, it is perfectly suited to elections."

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