Jennifer Cohn @jennycohn1 Election security advocate & writer; attorney; Contributor @WhoWhatWhy, @NYRDaily #HandMarkedPaperBallots #ProtectOurVotes 🆘 May. 29, 2019 1 min read

Dear @KamalaHarris: insist on the #PAVEAct. Hold a press conference explaining that vendors have installed remote access software & cellular modems in election equipment, & the #PAVEAct would ban that. SHAME Republicans into defending their stance. 1/

Non-specific messaging about “security” and the need to “update” equipment is uninspiring. Everyone can understand the dangers of modems and remote access. Pls at least TRY it. Thanks. 2/ #ProtectOurVotes

You need a lot more “Becauses” in your argument. “Because Russia” is fine but not enough because, among other reasons, everyone assumes without factual basis that Russia didn’t alter vote tallies or reporting systems. 3/

Plus, no one understands how blatant some of the security failings really are. REMOTE ACCESS and WIRELESS TRANSMISSION of vote tallies to county tabulators. Are you effing kidding me?! These vendors can’t be trusted. Sound the goddamn alarm about the vendors themselves. TY. 4/

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