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From flickr.com: Ahead to voting machine hacking village, Defcon, Caesar's Palace, Defcon, Los Vegas, Nevada, USA {MID-147075}
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At the DefCon 25 security conference, Voting Machine Village highlights the threats against modern election equipment and why it's a national security issue to fix the problem.  "General Douglas Lute, former U.S. Ambassador to NATO, addressed the Voting Machine Village remotely via Skype. ..."Last year's attacks on the voting process is as serious a threat to our democracy as any I have seen in 40 years," Lute said…."Time is short to repair this issue," Lute said. "The message we're trying to communicate at DefCon this week is the sense of urgency…."As a final note, Lute encouraged attendees to be active and help protect democracy….."I hope you will join this effort as technical experts committed to finding good safeguards and security or simply as concerned citizens," Lute said. "Get involved and let's get this fixed."”

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