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Computer-Security Firm Says Voter Data Set Left Unprotected Online

Shane Harris and Kate Fazzini — Wall Street Journal

A computer-security company said that a proprietary data set containing personal information on nearly 200 million American voters and their predicted voting behavior was left unprotected online, in a large cache of spreadsheets and other electronic files.

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June 2017

June 19, 2017

The Hill

Data on 198M voters exposed by GOP contractor

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June 19, 2017

Washington Examiner

Republican contractor left data on 198 million Americans exposed

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June 19, 2017

TechCrunch

Exposed GOP database demonstrates the risks of data-hungry political campaigns

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June 19, 2017

Forbes

Leaked GOP Data On 198 Million Americans Wasn't Even Protected By A Password

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June 19, 2017

DarkReading

RNC Voter Data on 198 Million Americans Exposed in the Cloud

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June 19, 2017

NPR

Firm Contracted By Republican Groups Left Millions Of Voter Files Unsecured Online

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