A new technology that is not understood all that well is nothing new. The same happened with the internet and home computers before that.
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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.
Seasoned disruptors of status quo, tech pioneers have proven persuasive in selling the idea, though National Academies of Science, warns against it.
Military voters stationed overseas will be able to cast their votes for the 2020 presidential election via a mobile app that uses a private blockchain.
Prediction market and derivatives platform Veil announced Wednesday that it deployed a new version of Augur, the decentralized prediction market protocol.
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.
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”.