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In Russia's so-called election, tech was a big loser

9 mins | Sep 29, 2021
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Encryption isn't enough. Vladimir Putin's victory shows the internet's promise of elections free of censorship and vote tampering to be a Potemkin village. Leonid Bershidsky argues that the world has something to learn from Russia's recent elections and that anyone interested in how democracy, whether real or imitative, functions in the age of technology, should pay attention.

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