Tax, lies and videotapes

In the US and Britain, online electioneering raises big bucks. With a general election due soon, Adrian Weckler investigates whether Irish political parties are taking election technology seriously enough.

31st March, 2007

In the US and Britain, online electioneering raises big bucks. With a general election due soon, Adrian Weckler investigates whether Irish political parties are taking election technology seriously enough.

A few weeks ago, the general secretary of Fianna Fáil sent out a new directive to election managers and candidates: it's time to start using YouTube.

“We've been talking to all of our candidates about it,” Sean Dorgan told Computers In Business. “I think...

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