EFA’s policy positions don’t change from election to election, as we prefer to take a longer view, grounded in human rights. However, this election, we’d like to highlight a couple of issues we think are particularly important. Surveillance is not … Continue reading

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By Vanessa Teague In all the attention given to voter ID, a bill that really does improve the security of Australian Elections has gone mostly unremarked: The Electoral Legislation Amendment (Assurance of Senate Counting) Bill. The bill proposes—for the first … Continue reading

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A bot (short for robot) performs highly repetitive tasks by automatically gathering or posting information based on a set of algorithms. They can create new content and interact with other users like any human would. But the power is always … Continue reading

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Recently, we released our Election 2016 scorecard. We were really pleased to see a lot of substantive and thoughtful replies from the smaller parties. As in 2013, Pirate Party Australia and the Australian Greens have scored full marks. For the … Continue reading

This article, by Farbod Faraji, was originally published on EFF's Deeplinks blog. It has been slightly modified for context. See the original article. A security flaw in New South Wales’ Internet voting system may have left as many as 66,000 … Continue reading