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UK, Australia, South Korea blaze e-government trail

    UK, Australia, South Korea blaze e-government trail

Once a fringe area, e-government is fast gaining acceptance worldwide as governments finally turn to the internet to amplify their service delivery capabilities.At the moment, UK, Australia, and South Korea [...]

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Study confirms very high acceptability of internet voting among Toronto voters

    Study confirms very high acceptability of internet voting among Toronto voters

A recent survey of Toronto voters showed an extremely high support for internet voting, with as much as 98% of respondents saying that they are likely to again vote online [...]

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Vietnam climbs 10 notches on UN e-Government list

    Vietnam climbs 10 notches on UN e-Government list

In what observers are considering a strong indicator of Vietnam’s resoluteness in adopting e-Governance, the country has just moved up ten places in a UN study ranking the progress of [...]

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Identification tech crucial in e-Governance – Estonian president

    Identification tech crucial in e-Governance – Estonian president

Speaking at the Tallinn e-Governance Conference last May, Estonian President Toomas Hendrik Ilves underscored the importance of a reliable identification technology in ensuring better e-Government services."I believe that the role [...]

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More Rwandans get e-Government services

    More Rwandans get e-Government services

Residents of the Gasabo District in Rwanda finally got a taste of e-Government services with the launch of an e-Government online portal. The initiative garnered praises from residents who expressed [...]

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Philippine electronic count “almost perfect”

    Philippine electronic count “almost perfect”

Automated elections in the Philippines got a boost when an election watchdog announced that its random manual (RMA) showed a 99.8% match between the electronic count and the manual count."It [...]

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The Philippines improves speed of election proclamations

    The Philippines improves speed of election proclamations

On May 9 the Philippines automated its third national election with great result. Leveraging technology, basically all candidates vying for local offices were proclaimed between Election Night and the next [...]

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US voting technology – A market research

    US voting technology – A market research

Smartmatic, a world leader in election technology, recently conducted a market research study to explore the relationship between voter turnouts and the voter experience and the voting technology in the [...]

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