New telecommunications and internet restrictions on Rohingya refugee camps in Bangladesh will disrupt critical humanitarian and emergency services, HRW.
Internet and Democracy articles on Democracy Chronicles
Internet and Democracy 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.
According to hackers at a recently held hacking conference in Las Vegas Nevada, election machine keys are currently available for purchase on websites like Amazon, eBay and other sites.
Information technology is changing the face of war and peace, creating a new theater of warfare in cyberspace and new threats to democracy.
The Bangladesh government should end clampdown on Rohingya refugees’ freedom of movement and access to the internet and online communications.
In countries where a free press was just beginning to emerge rising authoritarianism, social media cannibalization of audience is threatening its reversal.
Indian government’s lengthy shutdown of internet and telephones in Jammu and Kashmir inflicts harm on the population and should be immediately lifted.
Democracy scholars Russell Muirhead and Nancy Rosenblum call it “conspiracy without the theory” and unpack the concept in their book A Lot of People Are Saying: The New Conspiracism and the Assault on Democracy.
Utah County pilots mobile voting application based on blockchain to allow military absentee voters and their overseas voters to vote.
We are demonstrating the first voting system running Microsoft Election Guard as an example of how Election Guard can enable a new era of secure.
Human-rights declarations and various legal instruments state that elections must be conducted by secret ballot, but silent about precisely what that means.