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Online voting stories

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Voter vulnerabilities: Cybersecurity risks impact national elections
Fri, 17th May 2019
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elections
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The outcome of elections have an enormous impact on the political and cultural landscape of any democratic society.
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Swiss Post asks public to hack its e-voting system
Mon, 18th Feb 2019
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online voting
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security vulnerabilities
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Switzerland’s postal service Swiss Post is inviting keen-eyed security experts and white hats to hack its e-voting system.
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AIIA says Government needs to ditch 'archaic' voting methods & switch to e-voting
Tue, 5th Jul 2016
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australian government
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aiia
Why is Australia slow at electronic voting uptake? The AIIA says that with e-voting in place, we would already know the election results by now.
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Scrapping of online voting trial a 'blow to democracy'
Wed, 20th Apr 2016
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government
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Online voting trials for local body elections have been cancelled, disappointing councils who see it as a lost opportunity.
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Online voting trial canned
Tue, 19th Apr 2016
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government
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online voting
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palm
Online voting trial for local body elections in New Zealand scrapped due to concerns over security and vote integrity.
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Online voting trial gaining traction, but who pays?
Wed, 16th Mar 2016
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palmerston north city council
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online voting
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horizons regional council
Horizons Regional Council will support an online voting trial for Palmerston North and Whanganui Councils, but will not contribute to the cost.
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Wellington City Council to participate in online voting trial
Wed, 16th Sep 2015
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wellington city council
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online voting
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candidates
Wellington to innovate with online voting in 2016, aiming to hike participation and ease access for disabled voters.
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No online voting 'major blow' to disabled Kiwis
Mon, 14th Sep 2015
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blind citizens nz
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online voting
Disability rights group warns that rejecting online voting trial would be detrimental to blind and disabled citizens.
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NZ divided over the great online voting debate...
Tue, 15th Jul 2014
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cloud services
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government
Debating the potential for online voting in New Zealand saw a room divided at the NetHui conference...
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Online voting set for 2016 elections trial
Thu, 5th Sep 2013
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cloud services
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government
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A trial of online voting will take place in the 2016 local authority elections, Local government Minister Chris Tremain has revealed.