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Interestingly, there is a surprising lack of digitalization in cooperatives at present. Online voting, however, offers cooperatives a way to increase member participation and would help move cooperatives forward with the times.
Simply put, e-democracy is the use of information technology and communication technology in democratic sectors within political processes. However, there is much more to it than that. Read on to learn more.
In 2015 the speaker’s commission published a report “Open Up!” recommending a series of changes and policy recommendations to keep parliament up to date in today’s digital world. Some of the changes were radical, some were less so and most of them made sense. The report gives us a fantastic starting point from where we can explore Digital Democracy further in the coming weeks. Continue reading
It’s not the voting that’s democracy; it’s the counting.
Tom Stoppard (1937-), a Czech-born British playwright
I’m tired of hearing it said that democracy doesn’t work. Of course it doesn’t work. We are supposed to work it.
Alexander Woollcott (1887-1943), US-American journalist and autho
You can do a lot to protect the environment: turn off the electricity when it isn’t needed, use your car less often, do recycling and vote online. Online voting not only saves time and money, it also decreases CO2–emissions. Continue reading
The debate about data retention has made many people aware of the topic of IT security. The call for laws surrounding digital sovereignty grows. Continue reading
We have the chance to turn the trademark “Made in Germany” into a synonym for responsible and high quality technology which stands the test of time – in contrast to the internet giants.
By Olly Tozer
The British Labour Party has just elected the socialist Jeremy Corbyn to be their new leader Continue reading