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  • Using the blockchain for better government
  • Using the blockchain for better government
    Ars Electronica, Creative Commons (2015) ©
CASE STUDY

Bitnation: a virtual challenger to nation states

Rumbles of dissent against corrupt and disappointing governments are being heard worldwide. Through blockchain tech, Bitnation is creating a system of banking and governance that runs without any central authority. Can it offer a real alternative to the traditional nation state?

Location Global

Scope
Borderless. Decentralised. Voluntary. These are the three tenets that define the cyber empire of Bitnation, going against the method of governance for every country in history. By using blockchain technology to create a more effective and transparent system, it aims to serve people better than any physical nation state could ever hope to.

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