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Voting Technology articles on Democracy Chronicles
This voting technology section highlights the important role technology has played in democratic history and seeks to explore how technology will shape the future of elections. This new era of elections is an area of heavy debate in political circles. Be sure to also check out our Election Technology section and our articles on Technology Dissidents, the Internet and Voting or Voting Machines.
Canada’s major political parties are making use of online advertising as much as anyone else
The company is worth billions of dollars because it harvests your data and sells it to advertisers
The U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee recommended Tuesday that Congress “urgently pass” legislation to bolster federal help to states
Cambridge Analytica harvested data on 50 million Facebook users for targeted political propaganda campaigns
Sierra Leone has become one of the first countries to trial the use of blockchain technology during elections
the country has failed to make significant progress securing voting machines, despite increasing warnings
“The Money Game” is ProPublica’s widget to chart contributions to candidates in the Illinois governor’s race
U.S. has yet to put in place any “coherent strategy” to thwart any Russian interference in the November elections
A former YouTube engineer is speaking out against the company’s recommendation algorithm