Sponsors of the Russian “troll factory” that meddled in the 2016 vote have launched a new website
Internet and Voting articles on Democracy Chronicles
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.
Protests over high unemployment, poor government services and corruption spread from Basra to Baghdad, Najaf, Amaraand Nasiriyah
Authorities are waging a battle to control what their people see and hear, with the goal of limiting dissent
Trump tried to blame the Obama administration for not responding aggressively enough to Russian hacking of Democratic targets in 2016
While America is far away from adapting blockchain for government, the first adaptation may come in the form of securing an election. The process of voting by phone may be the first step.
Policy drawing complaints that government resources are being used to undercut political rivals
New technology on the internet lets anyone make videos of real people appearing to say things they’ve never said
Ethelo offers a new kind of blockchain-based voting for groups, communities or other organizations
The need for alternative systems of organizing governments as opposed to the age-old nation-state
Leader of Microsoft’s Cybersecurity and Democracy Team talked about the need for a Digital Geneva Convention