22nd March 2017

EurparlTV: Online democracy: how governments are going digital

On average, it takes 90 seconds to vote online, and anywhere from 30 minutes or more if you need to travel to vote in person. In a world where you can hail a cab, bank and even earn degrees online, how come internet voting is still rare? 

Estonia is a pioneer example. One Estonian out of three casts their ballot online. 

We have basically digitized everything. So on the government's side, 99.5% of transactions are all digital. You can only see paper in very rare cases. The electronic ID card is key for governments to verify digital identity...View the video.

Members of the American Chamber of Commerce in the Czech Republic