West Virginia Secretary of State’s office announces pilot program for mobile voting app
The West Virginia Secretary of State announced a pilot program to help military personnel stationed overseas to use a mobile app to vote in the 2018 midterm election. Experts have raised concerns about the security of the app, Voatz.
Senator Mark Warner (D-Va.) criticized Google for not sending a high-level executive to appear in front of the Senate Intelligence Committee for a hearing on internet meddling with Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey and Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg.
Lyell Read, a researcher on secure voting methods, explains at the DefCon hacking convention in Las Vegas on Aug. 11, 2018, how he set up an impostor server that hijacks ballots attached to emails and alters the ballot to favor a different candidate.
Mohamedou Slahi speaks about his release in October 2016 from Guantánamo after 14 years without charge or trial. He thanks his supporters and urges authorities to release the remaining detainees who were being held without charges.
The ex-South Carolina governor spoke at the Alfred E. Smith Memorial Foundation Dinner, an event that raises money for impoverished children. Haley joked she was invited because they wanted an Indian woman, but Elizabeth Warren failed her DNA test.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on October 16, 2018 police investigators will continue their search of the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul where Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi disappeared two weeks ago.
Saudi Arabia warned it will respond to any "threats" against it as its stock market plunged, after President Trump warned of "severe punishment" over the disappearance of Washington Post contributor Jamal Khashoggi.
Several musicians were in attendance as President Trump signed the Music Modernization Act on October 11, 2018. The law ensures artists who released records before 1972 are paid royalties from digital services.
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