Baltimore City’s new mayor had been on the job for four days when he had to announce that city’s computer system had fallen victim to a ransomware attack.
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We do everything online from sharing baby pictures (eating first carrots!) to finding our dream vacation, to banking. We want voting to be just as easy.
What is blockchain technology for? OK, at this point, I realize that many of you will already have come up with a number of compelling use cases.
Russian hackers breached the systems of two county elections systems in Florida in 2016, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis said Tuesday at a news conference.
Lawmakers are demonstrating increased interest in open source technology as a means to solving longstanding challenges around election security.
A video of a seemingly real news anchor, reading a patently false script saying things like the “subways always run on time”.
Facebook bills itself as an organization designed to serve democracy, but Penn State’s Matt Jordan argues that the company’s motivations really much different. Hear more on the Democracy Works podcast.
Voter-advice applications give voters opportunity to get unbiased advice about which candidates or parties to support, usually in complex contexts.
Two of the three top U.S elections vendors have expressed interest in potentially incorporating open-source software into their proprietary voting systems.
Around 40 entities lobbied for bitcoin and blockchain-related causes in the United States in Q1 2019, political news site Roll Call reported on April 30.