This is stunning news, and a wake-up call for improving the integrity and security of election administration and technology in the United States.
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.
Russian hackers breached the systems of two county elections systems in Florida in 2016, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis said Tuesday at a news conference.
A bipartisan group of senators introduced legislation Tuesday that would require a cybersecurity expert from the Department of Homeland Security.
Lawmakers are demonstrating increased interest in open source technology as a means to solving longstanding challenges around election security.
Listen to the interview with Laura Rosenberger By now, you’ve no doubt head all about the report
The FBI will brief Florida members of Congress next week about the claim that a Florida county was hacked by Russian intelligence in 2016.
A video of a seemingly real news anchor, reading a patently false script saying things like the “subways always run on time”.
For years, Xinjiang has been a testbed for the Chinese government’s novel digital and physical surveillance tactics, as well as human rights abuses.
As candidates were focused on campaigning in 2016, Russians were carrying out a devastating cyberoperation that changed the landscape of American politics.
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.