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Google Launches 'Protect Your Election' Kit Ahead of French Vote

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 --Electoral decisions are now being made by worldwide hackers instead of We the People; ENTER GOOGLE to try to save the day--

'As worries mount about cyberthreats to democracy, Google on Tuesday announced the launch of a free set of tools to help election websites, human rights groups, and other parties defend their computer systems from attacks.

'The arrival of the toolkit, known as 'Protect Your Election,' comes as France prepares to go to the polls next month, and a week after hackers took down one of the Netherlands' leading election information sites during that country's vote last week, according to Google, citing local media.'

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