On November 6 2018, Berkman Klein Center for Internet and Society at Harvard hosted Tarleton Gillespie in an event on his book “Custodians of the Internet”.
Voting Technology articles on Democracy Chronicles
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Public databases that shine a light on online political ads; launched by Facebook and Google before Tuesday’s US elections which shows insights of campaign.
Election officials keenly observed the midterm electoral process and felt ready to fish out any suspected case of election malpractice.
Tim Berners-Lee, who invented www, appealed on Monday for half of world population not to have internet access, which includes billions of women and girls.
A human rights report on Facebook’s presence in Myanmar says it has not done enough to prevent its social network from being used to incite violence.
Accounts with potential ties to a so-called Russian “troll farm” has been blocked that may have sought to interfere with Tuesday’s U.S. midterm elections.
Election experts have long warned about the nation’s aging fleet of voting equipment. This week’s elections underscored just how badly upgrades are needed.
Social media trolls targeted voters with a fresh bout of misinformation, but there were no signs of any foreign cyber attacks on critical election systems.
Center for Strategic and International Studies published an event in which experts drew insights on how election systems can be void of interference.
A ProPublica analysis found that officials of the state of Georgia in its voter registration hours quietly patch security holes they claimed did not exist.