A user-friendly website featuring accessible voting options in every state has been released by the Center for Civic Design.
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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.
The tendency toward digital authoritarianism is intensifying, with Sudan, Syria, Jordan and Jaipur serving as some key examples.
A series of incremental changes over the years has transformed the tool from an explorative search function to one that is ripe for deception.
Google is able to monitor false information. But the internet giant is less vocal about election misinformation ahead of the midterms.
Russian officials legally have the authority to block web access for millions of their citizens, including popular US social media sites.
In an unprecedented move, Sudan’s junta cut off web access in Khartoum ahead of Thursday’s planned pro-democracy demonstrations.
To overcome the tight controls on the internet aimed at reducing conversations on the Ukraine war, Russians are turning to VPN.
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.