Maine has taken a significant step toward easing voting. Residents will soon be able to register to vote online through a secure gateway.
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Florida’s governor, Ron DeSantis (R), proposed internet transmission to Cuba via high-altitude balloons when it is blocked by government.
Cuban authorities have restricted social media sites, ostensibly to stifle information flow into, out of, and inside the embattled country.
China restricts information about the tank man and Tiananmen Square more generally. In Hong Kong, it outlawed this year’s commemoration.
Researchers worked with 260 people to develop design interventions to make discussions productive, centered on relationship-building.
Election security remains top priority in America. In this regard, official election websites have been urged to move to .gov domains.
On Thursday, a bill, the House Bill 1517, to establish an online voter registration system in Arkansas failed to pass the state Senate.
Under a new Republican proposal Alaska could be the first state to use blockchain tech statewide in its voting security scheme.
Rights groups want Senate to amend the massive election reform bill passed by the House to allow online voting for the disabled.
According to new evidence, political advertising is rapidly migrating to connected TV (CTV), also known as digital and streaming television.