By John Sebes

Election-Stealing Voting Machines Theories: Secret Decoder Ring, Part 1

Weeks after a normal election there are still 100s of thousands of people, or more, tuning into a variety of theories about how the presidential election was “stolen.”  Among these are theories that center on software in voting systems. These theories exist in a perpetual social media mix-master that continues to generate new combinations of old and new zombie memes about things like “Evil Voting Software,” and “Rampant Election Fraud.” Let’s start deciphering…

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Straight Talk About Disinformation and Ballot Fraud

This week our CTO John Sebes offers two comments a single article because they are tightly related to the lingering brouhaha over a recent attempt of voter intimidation initially attributed to a U.S. and Canadian far-right organization, the Proud Boys.  John’s first comment (Part 1) is about the challenges of disinformation and attribution. His second comment (Part 2) is focused on the means of the intimidation stunt: overseas ballot fraud.

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