The Department of Homeland Security’s top cyber official will ensure election officials uses basic cybersecurity techniques for 2020 presidential election.
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DARPA is working with firm Galois to develop open source voting machine technology that would let people verify that their votes were tallied correctly.
In 2018, Facebook and Twitter decided to play a role in helping people register to vote in what promised to be a momentous midterm election.
Hackers uncover significant flaw in Swiss Post e-voting and reported it to Swiss authorities as part of public intrusion test which has been resolved.
The government and tech giants like Facebook and Google, possess previously unimaginable troves of information on the public’s activities and interests.
Newspaper circulation in U.S. has declined every year for three decades, while ads revenue has nosedived since 2006, according to the Pew Research Center.
Activists in Russia have kicked off demonstrations against a new bill, which its critics say is part of an effort to facilitate censorship.
The city of Denver will allow thousands of voters to cast their ballots with a smartphone application this year using a blockchain-based app called Voatz.
Indonesia’s Judiciary Commission should review the prosecution of Saidah Saleh Syamlan for criminal defamation in the Surabaya district court.
Asia Pacific Conservative Union (APCU) has launched the Liberty Ecosystem, a block chain based network designed to fight authoritarianism.