“What happens, when today’s teens start running for office? When their entire internet history is there, searchable, for us to read? What if these teens Tweet something at 15 that they might regret at 45? Do we learn to accept that their opinions have changed?”
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“Disinformation can also be used to depress turnout. “Tell them that a particular polling location is closed. Or notify them that the voting machines in a particular area have been compromised,” People might stay away if they think the election is already stacked against them.Particularly if their candidate tells them so.”
“The security community is very concerned because they understand how vulnerable our election equipment is, and how active Russia has been with cyber-attacks on other democracies like the Ukraine, Georgia, and Kurdistan.Most of the general public doesn’t know that. But these people do.” Moss says it’s high time the hacker community took a more active role in the political process.