To overcome the tight controls on the internet aimed at reducing conversations on the Ukraine war, Russians are turning to VPN.
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According to a research by independent experts, a proposed new online voting system in Switzerland still need technical upgrades.
Sunday, Sri Lanka enforced a temporary social media ban nationwide to quell public unrest sparked by unprecedented economic hardship.
Autocrats have always tried to tightly control their people and today’s modern means of communication bring new dimensions.
A vibrant landscape of eDemocracy solutions already exists, from Participatory Budgeting to Citizen Consultation, and from Online Ideation to Voting.
Boulder is looking for community feedback on proposal to repeal rule that requires campaigns using its new online petitioning system.
Roslyn Fuller, a leading expert in the study of the Athenian political system, speaks with me about her work and the direct democracy of ancient Athens.
Reliable local sources confirmed that on March 2, 2022, Oman’s security authorities detained internet activist Ahmed Muslim Al-Kathiri.
Hackers have decided to wage war on Russia, ensuring Russians see photos of Vladimir Putin’s horrific campaign against Ukraine.
China is hosting the Winter Olympics. Online, the country’s propagandists have promoted a vision of the Games free of hostility or controversy.