Tagged as election security

Blockchain-based elections would be a disaster for democracy

arsTECHNICA: If you talk to experts on election security (I studied with several of them in graduate school) they’ll tell you that we’re nowhere close to being ready for online voting. “Mobile voting is a horrific idea,” said election security expert Joe Hall when I asked him about a West Virginia experiment with blockchain-based mobile voting back in August.

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The electoral reform policy plan to end Russian interference in the UK

politics.co.uk: Revelations last week about the scale of interference from Russia’s military intelligence agency highlight the extent to which states will go to influence global affairs. The UK’s National Cyber Security Centre has shown the Russian GRU intelligence agency was “almost certainly” behind cyberattacks on the World Anti-Doping Agency and the governing body of the US […]

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Report outlines keys to election security

MIT News: The most secure form of voting technology remains the familiar, durable innovation known as paper, according to a report authored by a group of election experts, including two prominent scholars from MIT.

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