3 million overseas and military voters will be able to cast ballots on Internet this fall
May 08, 2010, 6:12PMBy Ian Urbina
WASHINGTON -- Nearly 3 million overseas and military voters from at least 33 states will be permitted to cast ballots over the Internet in November using e-mail or fax, in part because of new regulations proposed last month by the federal agency that oversees voting.
Cybersecurity experts, election officials and voting-integrity advocates, however, have raised concerns about the plan. They point out that e-mail messages can be intercepted, that voting websites can be hacked or taken down by malicious attacks, and that the secrecy of ballots is hard to ensure once they are sent over the Web.
More at http://www.cleveland.com/nation/index.ssf/2010/05/3_million_overseas_and_militar.html