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FBI investigates attempted mobile vote hacking in West Virginia

FBI investigates attempted mobile vote hacking in West Virginia

The possible attempt was unsuccessful and no votes were changed but West Virginia’s Secretary of State says the investigation announcement aims to act as a “deterrent”.

Blockchain e-voting: Backed by US candidate, hacked in Moscow

Blockchain e-voting: Backed by US candidate, hacked in Moscow

Blockchain-enabled voting: revolutionary for democracy or a recipe for disaster?

UK Lords explore digital's impact on democracy

UK Lords explore digital's impact on democracy

House of Lords launches call for evidence to assess the public’s views on the benefits and negative impacts of digital technologies in areas such as political campaigning.

Facebook opens data for research into social media’s impact on elections

Facebook opens data for research into social media’s impact on elections

Facebook is opening its data to selected researchers to try and better understand social media’s impact on democracy.

Digital democracy as a response to the gilets jaunes – lessons learned

Digital democracy as a response to the gilets jaunes – lessons learned

French MP Paula Forteza talks to SmartCitiesWorld about the lessons learned from this large-scale consultation exercise and details how France has tried to channel the anger seen on its streets into positive public engagement.