Human Rights Watch got their hands on an app used by Chinese authorities in the western Xinjiang region to track and categorize the entire local population.
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The city’s Board of Elections posted its voting rolls to its website, allowing anyone to access people’s home addresses and party affiliation.
Switzerland’s open air voting is one of the oldest and simplest forms of direct democracy and it’s called “Landsgemeinde” is now streamed online.
EU is praising Facebook, Google and Twitter for tackling disinformation while urging the social media giants to do more in clamping down on fake accounts.
The revolutionary development of blockchain technology is a game-changer for many industries, but it also changes the practical possibilities of democracy.
The debate over online voting—whether an electronic ballot can be sufficiently trusted—is heading into a higher orbit in Denver.
Bashir’s Social media restrictions did not stop millions of Sudanese who found ways to circumvent the restrictions and rally others to protest peacefully.
West Virginia made history last year as the first US state to use mobile blockchain voting for a midterm election thought were criticized by the state.
Legislation would create a civilian force of 50 to 100 professionals across the state who would work to prevent attacks and respond when they happen.
Israeli authorities challenge claims of voting system for the upcoming election being hacked and personal details of 6 million Israelis being compromised.