April 26, 2002 10:15 AM PDT
U.K. puts online voting to the test
The trial is an attempt to test ways of voting electronically. Public participation in the electoral process is perceived to be declining, and advocates believe Internet voting could encourage more people to take part in the democratic process. The St. Alban's project is funded by the Department of Transport, Local Government and the Regions, with the involvement of Oracle and British Telecommunications.
ZDNet U.K.'s Graeme Wearden reported from London.
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