Is Arizona’s Internet Voting System Safe Enough?

JMcCloy writes “Kevin Poulsen, senior editor at Wired News, asks readers ‘ Is internet voting safe?’ and has a poll at the end of the article. So far, 32% responding actually think that internet voting is worth it, risks and all. It is scary how easily people can be persuaded to trust a system that is so vulnerable.” The system described, used in Arizona in last year’s election process, isn’t just checking a box and clicking a button, but Poulsen lays out some scenarios by which it could be subverted.

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