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Recent hacks raise questions about security of U.S. voting results

August 9, 2016

Avi Rubin, a computer security expert at Johns Hopkins University, joined Public Radio International’s ‘Science Friday’ program last week for a discussion about the security of U.S. voting systems. The segment comes on the heels of a massive and well-publicized breach of Democratic National Committee data—a hack widely reported to be linked to Russia. More […]

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Why Internet Voting Is a Nonstarter

July 22, 2016

I began my college studies in computer science in 1985, and I watched as the Internet transformed the world over the last 25 years. As a computer scientist, I have an acute appreciation for the benefits of our global, interconnected network. I love the internet. By all accounts, I am an early adopter. I was […]

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