It is crucial for democracy to work every time and we can’t guarantee that with an online system.

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At last year’s DEF CON, I wandered into a panel with voting industry leaders from the public and private sectors. Towards the end, the facilitator asked the room filled with 200 or so security experts and hackers if they thought the US should have online voting.

Three brave souls raised their hands. They were booed. One put his hand down, looking embarrassed.

Article was last updated 11/08/20

Read this Letter to Governors and Secretaries of State on the insecurity of online voting, signed by over 50 (at time of writing, others may…

Jasmine Webb

Developer and appsec researcher living in Portland, Oregon.

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