Election meddling is easier than before and regulation of social media is more muddled than ever. Private companies like Facebook have little chance of standing up to Russia’s intelligence services alone.
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Internet and Voting is our section encompasses all the different ways the internet has changed or will change the election process. Many different reforms of voting have become necessary to discuss including electronic means of casting a vote, counting votes or courting votes. Be sure to also check out our Election Technology section and our articles on Technology Dissidents or Voting Machines.
Oregon officials have use facebook bolster participation to remember hundreds of thousands of inactive voters to update their registration.
Ensuring that elections are free, fair, transparent and credibly run should be the chief concern of all election officials and courts!
US elections employ a number voting materials, equipment during elections. ES&S, Hart, and Dominion are the dominant election equipment vendors.
The Brennan Center’s campaign on election protection is meant to assist those running for office to help make the midterm polls free from interference.
ProPublica found that more than one-third of counties overseeing toss-up congressional elections have email systems that could be vulnerable to hacking.
Three lawmakers want to see a U.S. intelligence assessment of threat posed by technology that lets anyone make fake people saying things they never said.
New initiatives aimed at repairing the damage from its missteps in 2016, including the hijacking of personal data on millions of Facebook users.
Cyber-security professionals, journalists and key stakeholders discuss the development of norms around election influence and interference and lessons learned.
Two major Democratic political groups on Wednesday announced a combined $21 million digital ad buy targeting Senate races in November.