National (Record) Security

You may have heard that a guy from Texas stumbled across the voter registration information of something like over 100,000,000 Americans. That’s an incredible number, and it’s hard to imagine how it wasn’t protected at all. That’s right, no login required; it was 100% public.

Reading about it, I learned that each state decides for themselves how much of their voter registration info is public, what it can be used for, etc. Indiana’s only caveat, according to this site, is that it can’t be commercially used. So, naturally, as a non-commercial entity, I wanted to find out more and possibly pour over the database.

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