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Sci Tech    H4'ed 7/27/17

The Insecurity Of America's Old And Underfunded Voting Systems

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Fresh Air's Terry Gross interviews cybersecurity reporter Kim Zetter.   She warns that our election systems, including our voting machines, are vulnerable to hacking: 'We can't rule out that elections haven't already been manipulated.'

U.S. is that elections are notoriously underfunded. And in most cases, it does come down to a couple of people in a local election office, maybe supplemented during, you know, the high election season with outside workers that they bring in - hopefully, in some cases, with IT people that have a security background. In most cases, that's not the circumstance, though.

And so elections in some places are run by the people you want them to be run by. But in many places, they're run by people we just - we don't even know who they are.

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Joan Brunwasser is a co-founder of Citizens for Election Reform (CER) which since 2005 existed for the sole purpose of raising the public awareness of the critical need for election reform. Our goal: to restore fair, accurate, transparent, secure elections where votes are cast in private and counted in public. Because the problems with electronic (computerized) voting systems include a lack of (more...)

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