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Don’t Prosecute the Canary: The Case of Reality Winner

We Should Be Addressing Election Security Problems, Not Prosecuting Whistleblowers Who Shed Light On Them

With another election looming, the U.S. should be working now to secure our election infrastructure, including replacing obsolete voting machines, instituting regular audits, and following commonsense cybersecurity best practices. Instead, our government is prosecuting a public-interest whistleblower who helped us understand the security problems we’re facing.

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