That the Baltic state of Estonia plans to become the world's first country to allow voting in a national parliamentary election via the Internet next month-signaling the nation's strong embrace of technology since it quit the Soviet Union in 1991. E-voting will be introduced for a parliamentary election on March 4. The e-voting system was tested earlier this week, including the chance to choose the "king of the forest". Voters could pick from 10 "candidates," including a moose, deer and a boar. Estonia is a major European base for Internet telephony group Skype: Estonians helped develop the service, owned by eBay.
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