In line with a recent report ‘published‘ by ‘AP’, Blockchain technology has already found its approach into government services within the U.S., however Nevada notably is proactive.
Citing specifically the employment of [blockchain] to issue digital wedding certificates, the publication found that 2 counties within the Silver State had already integrated the technology or were running trials.
In total, 950 such digital certificates, that use smart contracts on the Ethereum [ETH] blockchain for security, had been issued to couples residing within or outside Nevada since Apr 2018.
However, as per some native individuals, temperament to automatically accept the new format is mixed.
The AP quotes Hunter Halcomb, a Washoe County systems technician as adding.
“But some individuals say, ‘Nah, I don’t use email, thus I don’t need it.”
The casual introduction of blockchain within the real situations continues to see mixed success within the United States.
As Halcomb noted, even the digital certificates see varied accepted across government agencies, despite their legitimacy and even reportedly increased ‘provenance‘ over standard paper versions.
Earlier in 2017, Nevada became the primary state to ban blockchain transactions from tax obligations.
Currently, numerous states across the country are also either considering applications of blockchain or seeking to revamp laws to form its growth and that of cryptocurrency, a lot more ‘appealing‘.
Lawmakers near to Colorado are also reviewing their plans to exempt digital tokens from numerous securities laws.