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Rice team sets sights on better voting machine

At the urging of county election officials in Austin, Texas, a group of Rice University engineers and social scientists has pulled together a team of U.S. experts to head off a little-known yet looming crisis ...

Oct 27, 2014
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Improving the security of Internet exchanges

(PhysOrg.com) -- TLS is the main protocol used today to secure exchanges over the Internet. The protocol has been subject to attacks in recent years, resulting in identity theft and data tampering. To address these problems, ...

Mar 20, 2009
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As e-voting comes of age, security fears mount

New technologies allowing voters to cast ballots via the Internet or other electronic means are catching on in the United States and elsewhere, even as fears mount about security of the systems.

Oct 24, 2010
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Anger motivates people to vote, study shows

Though pundits and candidates suggest there is too much anger in politics, the emotion does have a potential benefit—it significantly motivates citizens to vote, according to a University of Michigan study.

Jun 08, 2011
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Slovenes hold referendum on communist-era files (Update)

A referendum in Slovenia on Sunday to decide whether sensitive personal information like sexual or religious orientation in communist-era state security files should be open to the public has failed after too few people turned ...

Jun 08, 2014
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