AOL are getting blamed for the increasing incidences of STDs in the US. Gives you a whole new perspective on computer viruses.
STDs are not the kind of infection worrying the security experts who assessed the proposed $22 million online system to allow Americans overseas to vote via the internet.
The experts said the system has numerous serious insecurities and should be abandoned, so naturally the politicos are going to go ahead with it. When you find yourself riding a dead horse the best advice is to dismount. This one is a lot more serious that putting lots of resources into trying to get a dead horse to move with living impairment enhancements, though. Why does this stuff have to be so difficult to communicate to people? I think I'm going try muttering "computers are not magic but they can be fantastic" repeatedly, to see if that has any affect.