September 17, 2019
Privacy advocates cite Russian hacking in court arguments over election data security
Lawyers for the Electronic Privacy Information Center told circuit judges last week that attacks on the nation's election system by Russia underscore the risks to voter data being collected by a presidential commission, in a case that could determine the federal government's role in securing voter rolls managed by the states.
“This data, voter data, is the most sensitive data in our form of government. And we know on record it was also the target of a foreign adversary...