A vibrant landscape of eDemocracy solutions already exists, from Participatory Budgeting to Citizen Consultation, and from Online Ideation to Voting.
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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.
Boulder is looking for community feedback on proposal to repeal rule that requires campaigns using its new online petitioning system.
Roslyn Fuller, a leading expert in the study of the Athenian political system, speaks with me about her work and the direct democracy of ancient Athens.
Reliable local sources confirmed that on March 2, 2022, Oman’s security authorities detained internet activist Ahmed Muslim Al-Kathiri.
Hackers have decided to wage war on Russia, ensuring Russians see photos of Vladimir Putin’s horrific campaign against Ukraine.
China is hosting the Winter Olympics. Online, the country’s propagandists have promoted a vision of the Games free of hostility or controversy.
Iran’s parliament has passed new law imposing further limitations on internet users. The move has been slammed by civil rights activists.
Since she announced she would compete in the Olympics on the Chinese team, controversy has surrounded Eileen Gu, a U.S.-born skier.
The Gaza Strip is notorious for all the wrong reasons, but the territory’s recent democratic elections went completely ignored.
The Internet once held great promise as a means of [empowerment] but it has become yet another path of control for bad actors, analysts.