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We have seen the problems in the US elections, and where if one partner (eg Donald Trump) doesn’t think the election is fair, they could declare the election as null and void. This is not good for trust. And so, in our elections, we rely on witnesses to prove that votes have been cast correctly, and where it is unlikely that someone who is defrauding the system will be able to do so in front of witnesses to their votes. We also do this when we are signing a document, and where we must gather witnesses to our signature. The more witnesses we can gain, the likely less chance our signature will be fake. …


Prof Bill Buchanan OBE

Professor of Cryptography. Serial innovator. Believer in fairness, justice & freedom. EU Citizen. Auld Reekie native. Old World Breaker. New World Creator.

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