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Crypto donations to political parties are to be banned in Ireland out of fears over foreign interference in elections. (Roibu/Shutterstock)
Ireland's Political Parties to Be Banned From Accepting Crypto: Report
The move is being made to counter concerns over Russian interference in Irish elections.
Crypto donations to political parties are to be banned in Ireland out of fears over foreign interference in elections. (Roibu/Shutterstock)

South Korean President-elect Yoon Suk-Yeol celebrates his victory (Chung Sung-Jun/Getty Images)
Conservative Candidate Yoon Suk-Yeol Wins South Korea’s Presidential Election
Yoon defeated his Liberal Party opponent in a contest in which cryptocurrency issues were unusually prominent.
South Korean President-elect Yoon Suk-Yeol celebrates his victory (Chung Sung-Jun/Getty Images)

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Crypto Policy Is on the Agenda in Seoul as South Koreans Head to the Polls
Platforms of both major parties mention digital assets during a campaign that is historically close.
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Young, Crypto-Savvy Voters May Hold Key to South Korea's Next Election
Presidential candidates woo young retail investors who may decide the outcome.
Seoul, South Korea's skyline (PKphotograph/Shutterstock)

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Crypto Industry Heavyweights Form Political Action Committee for US Midterms: Report
Backers of the PAC include top executives at FTX and SkyBridge Capital.
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Congressional Candidate Kurani Dropping 2,022 Solana NFTs as Part of Campaign
Shrina Kurani, a Democrat running for a House seat in California, is seeking to engage the crypto community on legislative issues.
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Erin O'Toole, leader of Canada's Conservative Party, debates Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. (Justin Tang/Canadian Press/Bloomberg via Getty Images)
How the Prediction Markets Are Wagering on Canada’s Election
The odds favor a Trudeau reelection but not a Liberal majority, according to prices on blockchain-based Polymarket and centralized platform PredictIt.
Erin O'Toole, leader of Canada's Conservative Party, debates Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. (Justin Tang/Canadian Press/Bloomberg via Getty Images)

Scott Jensen campaign NFTs (CoinDesk screenshot)
Candidate for Minnesota Governor Releases Campaign NFTs
Scott Jensen is minting several NFTs to raise money for his campaign.
Scott Jensen campaign NFTs (CoinDesk screenshot)

The U.S. Treasury Department is adding new digital currency addresses it claims are tied to election interference efforts by a Russian entity.
US Government Sanctions Crypto Addresses Linked to Russian Election Fraud Scheme
The move is part of a sweeping set of actions taken by the U.S. government against alleged Russian election interference.
The U.S. Treasury Department is adding new digital currency addresses it claims are tied to election interference efforts by a Russian entity.

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New MIT Paper Roundly Rejects Blockchain Voting as Solution to Election Woes
An encryption inventor and the head of MIT’s Digital Currency Initiative are among authors of a new paper that points out why blockchain and voting are a bad pairing.
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