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Norway ends experiment with Internet voting after disappointing results

Norweigan officials have decided to pull the plug on an experimental Internet voting system amid security/privacy concerns and the determination that there was “no evidence” that it had boosted participation. Many tech-savvy organizations and software developers, including NPI, believe voting should be done on paper.