Obama reiterates support for move towards online voting in elections

Former US President, Barack Obama, has reiterated his support for a move towards online voting in elections arguing that voting should be made "easier than harder". Speaking at the Oktane18 conference in Las Vegas, the former President discussed tech regulation and, with voter turnout at 58% in the 2016 US Presidential election, he was asked … Continue reading Obama reiterates support for move towards online voting in elections

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Obama: US Government working towards ‘safe, secure, and smart systems’ of online voting

US President, Barack Obama, has repeated his calls for the technology industry to develop systems of secure online voting to be used in elections across America. In his speech at the South by Southwest (SXSW) conference in Austin, Texas, the President was critical of low levels of voter participation and said it was 'much easier to order … Continue reading Obama: US Government working towards ‘safe, secure, and smart systems’ of online voting

Obama: Online voting ‘should absolutely be a priority’

United States President, Barack Obama, has revealed in a recent interview with tech business magazine 'Fast Company' that he believes online voting should 'absolutely' be a priority. In the context of using technology to enable better services for the public, the 44th President said that he wants technology to 'help shape policy' in order to solve some … Continue reading Obama: Online voting ‘should absolutely be a priority’