Electronic Vote and Democracy.
This blog by Emanuele Lombardi considers the difficulties of
switching to electronic voting for national and local elections. The
site wants to answer the following question: is electronic voting
compatible with Democracy? The author demonstrates that democracy
can't survive electronic voting since the use of computers actually
changes the very nature of voting. Mr. Lombardi furthermore
concludes that e-voting it is not a technical, but a SOCIAL PROBLEM.
Paper Vote Canada.
This blog by Richard Akerman is dedicated to preserving the existing
Canadian paper-based, hand-counted voting system. Akerman states
that: "Electronic and Internet voting are a danger to democracy".
The blog also includes an interesting summary of the Canadian
A group dedicated to discussion of the use of technology in voting.
Includes e-participation, but excludes issues related to
e-government. Particular interests include usability, accessibility
and security, but the list seeks to promote a holistic approach to
further the body of knowledge about voting, regardless of
discipline. The list aims to be international in approach, and in
particular to bring European and other non-US experience into the
Democracies Online Newswire - DO-WIRE
by Steven Clift. DO-WIRE
is a primary source for what's important and happening with
democracy, government, politics and the Internet around the world.
DO-WIRE is a free, high quality moderated e-mail announcement list
with no more than seven messages a week.
Irish Citizens for Trustworthy E-voting
Mailing list by
Citizens for Trustworthy E-voting is an independent group of over
one hundred concerned Citizens, IT & Security Practitioners, and
Legal Professionals calling for the introduction of a Voter Verified
Audit Trail with any E-voting system used in Ireland.
To publicize the issues, concerns, dangers and solutions, Warren
Slocum has begun this blog devoted to verifiable voting technology.
No al voto electrˇnico
by Josu Mezo. A blog about electronic voting by a concerned Spanish
citizen who has put up a web page to air his concerns.
The E-Government Bulletin is an email service covering electronic
public services, 'teledemocracy' and the information society in the
UK and worldwide. The Bulletin is a free, independent publication,
aimed at everyone in government, local government, the social sector
and their private sector partners. To receive a regular copy of
E-Government Bulletin by email in HTML format, simply send a blank
and follow the confirmation instructions that you will receive.
To receive a plain text version email
A blog on e-government, e-democracy and other e's, by John Gotze.
City of Bits.
Louise Ferguson's news and views on technology,
ethnography, paper, the workplace, communities and public policy. A
number of posts relate to e-voting.
by lorrie Cranor. e-lection is a mailing list for news and
information on electronic voting and related topics, moderated by
Lorrie Faith Cranor (firstname.lastname@example.org). Submissions of news
and information on electronic voting projects; cryptographic voting
protocols; the use of electronic voting by both governments and
non-governmental organizations; and relevant articles, books, Web
sites, seminars, and conferences are welcome. Submissions on related
topics such as vote-by-phone, vote-by-mail, voting fraud, electronic
democracy, new voting schemes, and computerized vote tallying will
also be considered.
e-Government at large.
A blog about e-government by Alan Mather. What and Why?
...e-government isn't any different from government. It just might
make it better, sooner.
Technical Papers] [News]