Głosowanie przez Internet a demokracja
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Internet voting prospects of development and its’ influence on representative democracy is the aim of analysis in hereby paper. In preface main terms and concepts of electronic voting used in the literature is ordered and defined. The first part of the article consists of Internet voting experiments review by country and evaluation of its effects. Analysis of arguments and expectations of remote Internet voting zealots is the main theme of the second part of the article. Subsequently the most important barriers for development of this way of voting is discussed on technical, social and political areas. Article ends with considerations about future of democracy in remote Internet voting context. Following types of possible longterm scenarios are marked out: representative electronic democracy (representative e-democracy), direct electronic democracy (direct e-democracy), electronic plebiscitary democracy (plebiscitary e-democracy), electronic apathy (e-apathy) and electronic totalitarianism (e-totalitarianism).
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