The most succesful voting technology company in the United States claims their systems are not connected to the web. Sounds legit, right? After all, who would open up a critical platform like the electoral contraptions in place today to the vicissitudes of the interweb... Given all of that, the jig is apparently up. Read Kim Zetter's landmark reportage and you'll know the answer to the jig, as it were. Just don't expect a lot of movement from the current crop in the House or the Senate, or the White House for that matter. You might have to be patient and cool-your-proverbial-heels till the next 'Administration. Simply shameful.
via Cyrus Farivar, writing at Ars Technica, of the apparent displeasure noted by United States District Court Judge Amy Totenberg, whilst Her Honor viewed the shenanigans being perpertrated by the State of Georgia's voting commision. Suprised? Don't be.. The centuries lomg tradition of election manipulations is coming to the fore, as the aft begins sinking under it's own weight of corruption, down south, that is. That said, the North, West and East aren't exactly doing that much better. Read Cyrus's superb reportage and weep for free, unfettered elections.
In which, Jonathan M. Gitlin, writing at Ars Technica, describes actions sinister, by electioneers in the State of Georgia... I contend this is further evidence of both a fast spiral of free and fair elections at the Stae and below levels, yet a slower spiral on the national scale. Today's Must Read.
"We've looked at poor voting security in the state previously. In 2017, a report by a Georgian security researcher revealed a shocking lack of security throughout the state's voting system. Later that year, we discovered that servers that were thought to be key evidence for the same federal lawsuit that has led to this week's news were wiped, then repeatedly degaussed." - via Jonathan M. Gitlin emendate scribere at Ars Technica