The Department of Homeland Security’s top cyber official will ensure election officials uses basic cybersecurity techniques for 2020 presidential election.
Spying and Privacy articles on Democracy Chronicles
This Spying and Privacy section concerns how these two issues impact freedom of speech and democracy in general. The modern technology we rely on has complicated the struggle to protect citizens from government overreach, especially following increased concerns of surveillance of domestic communications. Also see our entire section on Election Technology or our articles on Technology Dissidents like Eric Snowden and Julian Assange.
Top U.S. House intel lawmaker, Adam Schiff said on Tuesday that 2020 elections are “enormously vulnerable” to hacking and foreign influence.
Ahead of a vote in Russia’s Federation Council on legislation dramatically increasing fines for online publication of alleged “fake news” and online speech .
In 2018, Facebook and Twitter decided to play a role in helping people register to vote in what promised to be a momentous midterm election.
Hackers uncover significant flaw in Swiss Post e-voting and reported it to Swiss authorities as part of public intrusion test which has been resolved.
The government and tech giants like Facebook and Google, possess previously unimaginable troves of information on the public’s activities and interests.
Indonesia’s Judiciary Commission should review the prosecution of Saidah Saleh Syamlan for criminal defamation in the Surabaya district court.
An old technology is new again, as paper ballots are making a big comeback thanks to fears about Russia — and others — hacking U.S. elections.
Asia Pacific Conservative Union (APCU) has launched the Liberty Ecosystem, a block chain based network designed to fight authoritarianism.
America’s voting machines fall short of necessary security going into 2020 election leaving them vulnerable to cyberattacks or malfunctions on Election Day.