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originally posted by: Lucidparadox
a reply to: MALBOSIA
Its complete nonsense.
In his claims he stated that the federal government made all the ballots.
The states make their own ballots. So he's spewing nonsense from jump street.
originally posted by: RainbowPhoenix
I came across a post on FB that mentioned “watch the watermarks” I didn’t really dig into it but given which friend of mine posted it I’m confident it had something to do with this.
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DHS’s Press Release
Notes: This release is not public. I can share the link all I want, and unless you have an AP OneWire account through your employer, you simply will not be able to view it. Nobody else will allow this to go public either, so I decided to leak it. We deserve to know what’s going on.
originally posted by: HanSolo31
It seems to me that the point of the DHS “watermarked ballots” story is to encourage Trump supporters to sit back and not worry about the 2020 election because DHS will ride to the rescue.
And “trust DHS” is about as smart an idea as “trust Sessions” or “trust Rosenstein.”a reply to: MALBOSIA
The Department of Homeland Security’s cybersecurity division is mounting the largest operation to secure a U.S. election, aiming to prevent a repeat of Russia’s 2016 interference and to ward off new threats posed by Iran and China.
On Election Day, DHS’s Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency will launch a 24/7 virtual war room, to which election officials across the nation can dial in at any time to share notes about suspicious activity and work together to respond. The agency will also pass along classified information from intelligence agencies about efforts they detect from adversaries seeking to undermine the election and advise states on how to protect against such attacks.
“I anticipate possibly thousands of local election officials coming in to share information in real time, to coordinate, to track down what’s real and what’s not, separate fact from fiction on the ground,” said Matt Masterson, CISA’s senior cybersecurity adviser, who has helped lead election preparations. “We’ll be able to sort through what’s happening and identify: Is this a typical election event or is this something larger?”
DHS plans largest-ever operation to secure U.S. election against hacking
originally posted by: Mandroid7
a reply to: Lucidparadox
You don't need some secret special water mark.
Each printer marks on the page when it prints and id's the printer it came from.
Each ballot is printed from a specific state's printer.
Law enforcement has been using this tech forever.
They find criminals using this technology.
So each states ballots should match each states printer.
originally posted by: Zanti Misfit
a reply to: Lucidparadox
Yes , the States make there Own Ballots , but Only on Officially Sanctioned U.S. Government PAPER ............