Monday November 30, 2020

Repeal group's online tool tracking voter feedback

A spokeswoman for the Together For Yes campaign said that personal information like names and addresses was not being recorded and described what was being collected as 'a summary of voter sentiment'

1st May, 2018
Repeal campaign says data protection policy in place for online tool. Pic: RollingNews.ie

The Together For Yes campaign project, known as ‘Ear To The Ground’, involves canvassers inputting information they pick up from the doorsteps into a centralised online system for the campaign’s digital team to centrally track and assess real-time voter feedback.

A spokeswoman said that personal information like names and addresses was not being recorded and described what was being collected as “a summary of voter sentiment”. According to the campaign, canvassers...

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