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How To Pick A Trustworthy Virtual Private Network (VPN)

Virtual Private Networks (VPNs) are becoming more and more common as something many people use or at least have heard about, but may not know a lot about how they work, what risks they carry, or what option is… Read More

DemTech Wrapped 2022

DemTech Wrapped 2022 is here. All year we’ve worked to make tech work for democracy As we look forward to 2023, we wanted to share with you what we’ve been up to. Read More

Weekly Roundup - October 31

Freedom House recently released their annual Read More

Building African Bridges on Geopolitical Internet Governance Divides

Two decades ago, how the Internet was governed was seen as a technical matter with only the slightest political dimension. Today, as major powers work to shape their spheres of technological influence, how the… Read More

Tips for Using Common Secure Online Messaging Apps

Editor’s Note: Things change quickly in the world of secure messaging, so some recommendations may be out of date at the time of your reading.

Collaboration and communication are the main foundation of building a… Read More

Hello World!!

Hello world!! My name is Marley Berk and I am honored to be joining NDI’s DemTech team as a Temporary Project Assistant. 

I… Read More

GNI Welcomes the National Democratic Institute as a Civil Society Member

The Global Network Initiative (GNI) is thrilled to announce that the National Democratic Institute (NDI) has joined GNI as a civil society member. 

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The Best Video Conferencing Software for Democracy Advocates 2022

Video conferencing was becoming an important tool for online collaboration well before March 2020, but the COVID-19 pandemic solidified its central role in modern workplaces. For organizations like the National… Read More

What We Learned at RightsCon 2022

As we reach the midpoint of an unseasonably hot summer, we at DemTech are reflecting on how we can apply the new ideas we’ve learned and experiences we’ve had to further the advancement of democratic ideals.… Read More