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Concerned about Brexit? Why not become an e-resident of Estonia

Concerned about Brexit? Why not become an e-resident of Estonia | E-Government | Scoop.it
Brexit is causing applications for e-residency in Estonia rise significantly ahead of Article 50 being triggered
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Become an e-citizen of Estonia - using technology to put themselves on the map
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Dos and don'ts on designing for accessibility - Accessibility

Dos and don'ts on designing for accessibility - Accessibility | E-Government | Scoop.it
This is for everyone: documenting how we're rebuilding inclusive digital services across the UK Government
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Governments need to share information and consider accessibility options
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Did you know computers now make important government decisions?

Did you know computers now make important government decisions? | E-Government | Scoop.it
It is often suggested that automating decisions removes bias and makes systems faster, fairer and consistent.
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Government systems are using automated decision making. It is often suggested that automating decisions removes bias and makes systems faster, fairer and consistent. But is there transparency to see how these decisions are being made?
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Russia waging information war against Sweden, study finds

Russia waging information war against Sweden, study finds | E-Government | Scoop.it
Swedish Institute of International Affairs accuses Russia of using fake news and false documents to influence opinion
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Russia found to be using fake news to influence nationals in sweden
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Tweeting MPs force parliamentary IT team to let go of strict data control

Tweeting MPs force parliamentary IT team to let go of strict data control | E-Government | Scoop.it
Government admits it no longer has control over how MPs use IT
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Chinese hackers used Syrian crisis to phish European governments before G20 Summit

Chinese hackers used Syrian crisis to phish European governments before G20 Summit | E-Government | Scoop.it
Operation Ke3chang group stole officials' login details, warns FireEye
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Security concerns for Govt websites

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Conservative party erases the past with website speech wipe

Conservative party erases the past with website speech wipe | E-Government | Scoop.it
Open and transparent government includes removing everything you've ever said from the web, it seems
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Government to test emergency SMS alert systems in Glasgow, Suffolk and Yorkshire

Government to test emergency SMS alert systems in Glasgow, Suffolk and Yorkshire | E-Government | Scoop.it
Do not be alarmed, this is a test, government reassures public
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Use of text messages to send alerts of national emergency

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Government signs up to Facebook

Government signs up to Facebook | E-Government | Scoop.it
Social networking seen as a useful way to interact with the public and gauge
opinion
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E-govt and facebook

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Leicester City Council confirms new data breach

Leicester City Council confirms new data breach | E-Government | Scoop.it
Council loses memory stick with details of 4,000 members of the public
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E-Govt Privacy issues

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Government website hackers post fake James Bond job ad

Government website hackers post fake James Bond job ad | E-Government | Scoop.it
Defaced webpage seeks target elimination specialist who likes,
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Egovt Security Issues

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British Foreign & Commonwealth Office (FCO) Home

British Foreign & Commonwealth Office (FCO) Home | E-Government | Scoop.it
The FCO website includes the latest travel advice, news, foreign policy work, careers info, registration services, country profiles and advice for businesses.
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British Foreign Office Travel Site

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Welcome to GOV.UK

Welcome to GOV.UK | E-Government | Scoop.it
GOV.UK - The new place to find government services and information replacing Directgov and Business Link - Simpler, clearer, faster
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UKs Government Information Site

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e-Estonia — We have built a digital society and so can you

e-Estonia — We have built a digital society and so can you | E-Government | Scoop.it
Named ‘the most advanced digital society in the world’ by Wired, ingenious Estonians are pathfinders, who have built an efficient, secure and transparent ecosystem that saves time and money. e-Estonia invites you to follow the digital journey.
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Become an e-citizen of Estonia
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Hawaii missile mess: That was no 'wrong button.' Take a look.

Hawaii missile mess: That was no 'wrong button.' Take a look. | E-Government | Scoop.it
It was a jumble of options on a drop-down menu, including links for Tsunami warnings, closed roads and a ballistic missile attack.
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Reliability and alert systems - example in Hawaii - human error was easy
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Uber Extends an Olive Branch to Local Governments: Its Data

Uber Extends an Olive Branch to Local Governments: Its Data | E-Government | Scoop.it
The company, hoping to weave itself into municipal transit planning, unveiled Movement, a website that will allow outsiders to study traffic patterns with data collected by Uber vehicles.
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Uber provide transport information for governments
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Local government failing to serve citizens with smartphones

Local government failing to serve citizens with smartphones | E-Government | Scoop.it
Less than a third of local council websites are optimised for mobile
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BlackBerry lands 80,000-device Pentagon deal, plans real estate sale

BlackBerry lands 80,000-device Pentagon deal, plans real estate sale | E-Government | Scoop.it
Good news for embattled smartphone firm
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#blackberry #Pentagon

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Barclays offers Pingit mobile payment service to big business

Barclays offers Pingit mobile payment service to big business | E-Government | Scoop.it
Bank aims to provide a more efficient means for big businesses to pay individuals
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Mobile payment methods

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Government to test emergency SMS alert systems in Glasgow, Suffolk and Yorkshire

Government to test emergency SMS alert systems in Glasgow, Suffolk and Yorkshire | E-Government | Scoop.it
Do not be alarmed, this is a test, government reassures public
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Use of SMS for national emergency

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Government launches Gov.UK website touting savings of £70m per year

Government launches Gov.UK website touting savings of £70m per year | E-Government | Scoop.it
DirectGov and Business Link sites now extinct as government's Digital by Default strategy rolls forward
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E-govt - economic issues

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BBC NEWS | Technology | Privacy slip on official US sites

BBC NEWS | Technology | Privacy slip on official US sites | E-Government | Scoop.it
The White House and NSA sites trip up on official US guidelines that prohibit the tracking of web users.
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E-govt Privacy issues

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Military and government sites for sale by hackers

Military and government sites for sale by hackers | E-Government | Scoop.it
Cyber criminals found to be selling cracked sites on forums
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EGovt Information sites issues

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Pro-WikiLeaks hackers take aim at government sites

Pro-WikiLeaks hackers take aim at government sites | E-Government | Scoop.it
Tunisia latest to be hit by DDoS attacks
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EGovt Security Issues

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