Electronic voting, or e-voting, in political elections has been around for some years now. But continues to raise concerns; system breakdowns, glitches, hacking … the most recent controversy being in Switzerland. After the federal elections at the end of September, four politicians from the canton of Geneva tabled two motions to pause and review the process, arguing the system was too unreliable.
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2014-08-28 Social Media
In this edition: the "Ice Bucket Challenge" angers anti-abortion activists; web users in Spain show support for a rape victim; and a tribute to Ghostbusters... in Lego.
2014-08-27 Social Media
In this edition: an Indian journalist launches the ‘Rice Bucket Challenge’; Egypt’s tips to the US police force spark debate; and two kayakers hurtle down a drainage ditch.
2014-08-25 Social Media
In this edition: the Russian aid convoy in Ukraine divides online opinion; Chinese stars targeted by Beijing’s anti-drugs campaign; and a diver swims with a shoal of manta rays.
2014-08-26 Social Media
In this edition: actor Orlando Jones launches the “Bullet Bucket Challenge” to denounce police brutality; India's Finance Minister sparks an online outcry; and a man racing his...
2014-08-22 Social Media
In this edition: Net users step up to a new challenge to combat suicide; a tweet by Iranian President Hassan Rouhani causes controversy; and a time-lapse sequence of air traffic...