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Hackers breach dozens of voting machines brought to conference | TheHill - 0 views

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    "The conference acquired 30 machines for hackers to toy with. Every voting machine in the village was hacked.

    Though voting machines are technologically simple, they are difficult for researchers to obtain for independent research."
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Should Britain introduce electronic voting? | Technology | The Guardian - 0 views

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    ""In the 2020 general election, secure online voting should be an option for all voters," said the report. In response, the Electoral Commission's chair, Jenny Watson, said: "We will consider carefully the balance between maintaining the security of the system, whilst making it as accessible as possible for voters as part of this.""
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Pirate party founder: 'Online voting? Would you want 4chan to decide your government?' ... - 0 views

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    "In 2012, a contest for US schools to win a gig by Taylor Swift was hijacked by members of the 4chan website, who piled ​on its online vote in an attempt to send the pop star to a school for deaf children.

    Now, imagine a similar stunt being pulled for a general election, if voting could be done online. Far-fetched? Not according to Rick Falkvinge, founder of Sweden's Pirate ​party.

    "Voting over the internet? Would you really want 4chan to decide your next government?" he said, during a debate about democracy and technology in London, organised by the BBC as part of its Democracy Day event."
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Independent Report on E-voting in Estonia | A security analysis of Estonia's Internet v... - 0 views

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    "There were staggering gaps in procedural and operational security, and the architecture of the system leaves it open to cyberattacks from foreign powers, such as Russia. "
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