Estonia revisited: technology & security

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Estonia’s e-voting system builds on the existing electronic citizens’ ID infrastructure which is used as a means of personal identification both for e-government and e-banking transactions. Like any smartcard each citizen ID card comes with 2 PIN codes.  A voter wishing to cast a ballot via the internet needs a computer with an internet connection, […] Continue reading...

The Parameters and Context of Online Voting: Transparency and Trust

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There will always be different levels of trust expressed by social groups towards electoral results, be they traditional paper elections or innovative online elections. In principle, citizens will trust what they know from past experience and what they perceive well enough to comprehend. As such, developing citizen trust in the online voting process depends on […] Continue reading...