Illinois: Government plans Blockchain platform. BTC-ECHO
a working group of the Government in the U.S. State of Illinois, recently published a report on a planned Blockchain adaptation. Therefore, Illinois wants to integrate the technology into their infrastructure to manage the registration of citizens and assets.
The adaptation of Governments is advancing not only in terms of Kryptowährungen, but also in terms of the underlying Blockchain technology. So report of the Illinois Government emerges from a that they are planning an administrative Blockchain platform.
With this, it should be possible for citizens to manage personal information about the identity, taxes and past elections. So, the Government hopes for more efficient data management. By both citizens and Government on the platform have access accounts for many time consuming intermediate steps such as authorities and other bureaucratic hurdles.
“this report is the first report of the Government of Illinois, which is now stored in a public Blockchain. It is a small gesture that shows our desire, the Government is using the technology. Even if the processing steps that are behind the digital fingerprint, are difficult to understand, it is clear that the distributed ledger technology can provide a conversion to a smarter, cheaper and safer way of managing.”
Excerpts from the report, free others.
Illinois wants to create more transparency with the platform
in addition, to make it the platform possible to digitize assets such as social security benefits, tax credits and public sector Pfandbriefe. With the use of the Ethereum Blockchain, the Government wants to make total transparent management.
Also the Working Group has published a database which manages Blockchain initiatives of various Governments, and for all makes can be seen. The database maps for it alphabetically progress, studies and plans that relate to Blockchain applications by Governments.
In its report the Government points out Finally, that international cooperation is essential to a complete adaptation of the technology. Just to more effective implementations, and decentralized structures to create, they want to advance the cooperation of various Governments accordingly. Illinois has released plans for a Blockchain project in medicine last year.