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TECH 28 Dec 2018 | 12:00 PM

Clampdown on e-commerce in India may not win back votes of small retailers

India's new curbs on e-commerce companies may not be enough to win over small store owners and traders in next year's general election, with the key voting bloc still seething over what it sees as broken promises by prime minister Narendra Modi.

TECH 21 Jun 2018 | 7:00 AM

One cop’s fight against fake news is saving lives in India

Local musicians are already singing about the evils of fake news when police superintendent Rema Rajeshwari’s convoy rolls up to the dusty village square in one of India’s poorest communities. “Don’t believe these things,” a performer cries out to the crowd.

TECH 05 Jun 2018 | 4:23 AM

Washington state sues Facebook, Google over election ad disclosure

The state of Washington said it had sued Facebook Inc and Alphabet Inc's Google for allegedly violating state campaign finance law by failing to maintain information about who buys election ads.

TECH 01 Nov 2017 | 7:58 AM

US senators to introduce bill to boost cyber defences of voting systems

A bipartisan pair of US senators plans to introduce legislation seeking to boost the cyber defences of state election systems, after warnings from senior US officials that future elections may be vulnerable to foreign interference.

TECH 03 Nov 2014 | 2:32 PM

New Hampshire ban on 'ballot selfies' challenged by lawsuit

A New Hampshire law that bans the sharing of images of marked election ballots over social media compromises the right of free political speech in the state, according to a lawsuit filed challenging the prohibition on "ballot selfies."