Tech Experts Tell Court Gov't Voting Database Could Attract Hackers

More than a half-dozen technology experts and former national security officials filed an amicus brief urging a federal court to halt the collection of voter information for a planned government database. Former national intelligence director James R. Clapper Jr., one of the co-signatories of the brief, warned that a White House plan to create a centralized database containing sensitive information on millions of American voters will become an attractive target for nation states and criminal hackers.