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Poll Results 2015

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Below are the results of the two periodic polls taken for The Bitcoin Foundation of The Netherlands (stichting Bitcoin Nederland) on 5 August and 2 September, 2015.  The previous poll results taken last February can be found here.

Results for 2 September 2015

  1. Media – 15 votes
  2. Working Against Regulation – 15 votes
  3. Enabling Bank Accounts for Bitcoin Companies and Users – 26 votes
  4. Easy Full Nodes for Beginners – 19 votes
  5. Crowdfunding proof process – 2 votes
  6. Bitcoin Promotions – 7 votes
  7. Explain Bitcoin (Education) – 41 votes
  8. Informing Politicians – 19 votes
  9. Lobbying Politicians – 12 votes
  10. Website for Information about Bitcoin – 7 votes
  11. Bitcoin Ombudsman – 4 votes
  12. Bitcoin Keurmerk – 3 votes
  13. Proof of Stake Voting – 0 votes
  14. Support Start-ups with Legal Help, Funding, etc. – 26 votes
  15. Supporting Non-financial Applications – 33 votes
  16. Common Goods – 3 votes
  17. Promote Bitcoin Acceptance – 25 votes
  18. Explain Blockchain – 40 votes

Results for 5 August 2015

  1. Media – 9 votes
  2. Working Against Regulations – 3 votes
  3. Enabling Bank Accounts for Bitcoin Companies and Users – 9 votes
  4. Easy Full Nodes for Beginners – 4 votes
  5. Crowdfunding Proof Process – 0 votes
  6. Bitcoin Promotions – 2 votes
  7. Explain Bitcoin (Education) – 17 votes
  8. Informing Politicians – 10 votes
  9. Lobbying Politicians – 3 votes
  10. Website for Information about Bitcoin – 1 votes
  11. Bitcoin Ombudsman – 0 votes
  12. Bitcoin Keurmerk – 0 votes
  13. Proof of Stake Voting – 0 votes
  14. Support Start-ups with Legal Help, Funding, Etc. – 9 votes
  15. Support Non-financial Applications – 12 votes
  16. Common Goods – 0 votes

For all three of the polls taken this year it was possible for each member present to cast a vote for more than one item. There were about 80 people present at the time the time the poll was conducted on 2 September, but only 17 people present for the poll taken on 5 August as it was conducted at the very end of a long evening. We will continue to hold these polls periodically so that we can assess changing attitudes as the sector grows.

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