Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis says that although hackers acquired into the voting techniques of two undisclosed counties, no votes have been manipulated.
Months after we first heard about it from now former Sen. Invoice Nelson, after which Sen. Marco Rubio, after which the Mueller report, it has finally been formally confirmed — by Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis: The voter databases of two Florida counties have been efficiently hacked earlier than the 2016 elections.
That’s surprising news in itself. Extra surprising is that DeSantis refuses to publicly determine the counties affected, saying the FBI and the Department of Homeland Security informed him to maintain the counties secret and asked him signal a non-disclosure settlement.
We don’t assume the feds should have put the governor on this place, nor should he have agreed.
Howard Simon, former government director of the ACLU of Florida, informed the Editorial Board that he can’t recall ever seeing a high-ranking state official withhold such very important info from the public on such grounds.
If, as the governor says, the hacking failed and did not affect the result of any race, why can’t we know what the intruders tried to do?
Why can’t we know what weak spot the hackers detected in Florida’s voting system in these two counties? The purpose of entry may exist elsewhere within the state.
And why can’t we know what…