USPS Files Secure Mail-In Voting Patent

The Postal Service has filed a Secure Mail Voting patent application to “track and secure the vote by mail system”.

“Voters generally wish to be able to vote for elected officials or on other issues in a manner that is convenient and secure,” the USPS stated in the patent application.

“Further, those holding elections wish to be able to ensure that election results have not been tampered with and that the results actually correspond to the votes that were cast. In some embodiments, a blockchain allows the tracking of the various types of necessary data in a way that is secure and allows others to easily confirms that data has not been altered.”

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