Experts to Obama: Internet voting not the answer

PRESS RELEASE Washington, DC Dec 6 2012Groups warn against hasty action on Internet voting in response to long lines, technical glitches in November.

In a letter delivered to President Obama and congressional leaders this month, experts including congressional representatives, elections officers and cyber-security experts, urged the president to reject any calls for Internet voting.

The letter warns officials that Internet voting remains a highly insecure option that leaves our systems vulnerable to cyber-attacks and technical failures.

After voters across the country waited as long as seven hours to cast their ballots and Hurricane Sandy wreaked havoc on East Coast election systems last November, lawmakers in Congress are introducing legislation to facilitate the voting process in federal elections, and some parties have expressed Interest in online voting.

To read the press release and link to letter