My guest is Rafael Cordon, co-founder and CEO of tech startup Simple Proof, that has built a solution ensuring transparent elections in Guatemala.
Now you might say, what does this have to do with Bitcoin? They used Peter Todd’s OpenTimestamps tool to link tally sheets to the Bitcoin blockchain and make them immutable. This way the peoples votes have been safeguarded in the recent elections in Guatemala.
The Anita Posch Show is hosted on BTC Podcasting, a Bitcoin for Fairness project, where you can host your podcast for free and at the same time earn bitcoin. Prior solutions required that the host is running their own Lightning node, which is no easy task. At BTC Podcasting we’re working together with Alby to make earning bitcoin accessible for anyone.
This is a Value4Value bitcoin enabled podcast. This means you can use a lightning wallet like Breez on your phone and send some satoshis to me while listening to the episode. I’m adding images and links to the episode chapters, you can see them on the Breez app, too. It’s a podcast app and a non-custodial bitcoin wallet, with a lightning node running on your phone! (available for Android and iOS)
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