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Federal judge allows Georgia to continue with touchscreen voting

September 20, 2018

Via: Jurist

Judge Amy Totenberg of the US District Court for the Northern District of Georgia ruled Monday that Georgia will be permitted to go forward with the use of its electronic voting machines, despite security warnings from voting technology experts.

The ruling comes in a 2017 lawsuit filed by Georgia voters and election security organizations who argued that the current machines used in Georgia, called direct-recording electronic (DRE) voting machines, were untrustworthy, insecure, and vulnerable to “malicious intrusion and manipulation of the system and voter data by nation states and cyber savvy individuals.”

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