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originally posted by: Xcathdra
originally posted by: Kali74
a reply to: Xcathdra
It's specifically about the systems hacked and by whom... the Russian government, not anything else.
One would think it would include any other systems linked to our political system that were hacked... like the DNC, RNC etc.
“If someone has access to a state voter database, they can take malicious action by modifying or removing information,” she said. “This could affect whether someone has the ability to cast a regular ballot, or be required to cast a ‘provisional’ ballot — which would mean it has to be checked for their eligibility before it is included in the vote, and it may mean the voter has to jump through certain hoops such as proving their information to the election official before their eligibility is affirmed.”
originally posted by: carewemust
I guess this latest revelation will the delay our ability to vote online? Was looking forward to not standing in a long line in 2018 and 2020. Maybe voting online would be more secure, if the same security measures that banks use for transactions were implemented.