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Voting problems look isolated

Filed under: Politics — Tags: — zundel @ pm


Voting problems look isolated” by Carol J Williams and Noam N Levey in the Los Angeles Times 2008-11-05

One of the most troubling problems, watchdogs said, was the mass e-mailing, text-messaging and robocalling of falsehoods, such as warnings to college students that they could lose financial aid or face arrest for outstanding tickets if they voted.

Hackers sent out untold volumes of fabricated government alerts claiming that voting had been extended to Wednesday because of the huge turnout.

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