voting machines


This MIT PhD Wants to Replace America's Broken Voting Machines with Open Source Software, Chromebooks, and iPads

In 2006, Ben Adida wrote a 254-page PhD dissertation on "cryptographic voting systems." Now, he wants to fix America's broken voting machines.


Texas Voting Machines Have Been ‘a Known Problem’ for a Decade

The voting machines and their software—not voters—are to blame for votes switching from Beto O'Rourke to Ted Cruz (and vice versa), an expert told Motherboard.


Security Seals Used to Protect Voting Machines Can Be Easily Opened With Shim Crafted from a Soda Can

Election officials say security ties and seals prevent anyone with physical access to voting machines from manipulating them. But a researcher has shown how he can easily defeat them with a soda can.


Justice Department Warns It Might Not Be Able to Prosecute Voting Machine Hackers

DoJ says current federal law against hacking doesn't apply to voting machines because they aren't connected to the internet; but this plus a proposed amendment could create a problem for prosecuting hacks of other computers not connected to the internet.


Top Voting Machine Vendor Admits It Installed Remote-Access Software on Systems Sold to States

Remote-access software and modems on election equipment 'is the worst decision for security short of leaving ballot boxes on a Moscow street corner.'


The VICE Morning Bulletin

Eminem slams Trump, at least 17 people killed in Californian wildfires, Trump said to have asked for massive increase in nuclear stockpile, and more.


How Space Weather Can Influence Elections on Earth

The real alien voter fraud is genuinely coming from outside our planet.


The 2016 Election Wasn’t Hacked, But the 2020 Election Could Be

And fixing the hardware would be really hard.


Voting Machines Get Hacked into Interactive Sculptures

In ‘The Choice is Yours’, artist R. Luke Dubois' audiovisual wonders offer a mental reset on the way we vote.