With Blockchain Tallying, Rock N Roll Hall of Fame 2017 Vote Escapes Scrutiny

When controversy struck the 2016 Rock N’ Roll Hall of Fame voting process – as nearly one hundred millions votes were cast in favor of the band Chicago in under a week – the integrity of the Rock N’ Roll Hall of Fame was damaged. And so, the Cleveland, Ohio based museum contracted Votem, a blockchain-based voting system provider, to ensure the integrity of the 2017 vote. One month on, and after the TV program aired on HBO, the blockchain-based system has received little scrutiny.

“We are demonstrating the power of blockchain voting technology in private elections such as the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Fan Vote where almost 2 million votes were cast without incident on the Votem platform,” said Votem CEO Pete Martin in a recent interview.

The 2017 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony took place last month and was aired this past weekend on HBO. The symphonic British rock band Electric Light Orchestra opened the show with a tribute to Chuck Berry – their first

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