ACLU settles lawsuit over Crosscheck program


The American Civil Liberties Union on Tuesday reached a settlement that, for now, will keep the state from employing a national database that has been used to detect voter fraud.

The organization announced the agreement in the lawsuit, which charged former Secretary of State Kris Kobach with “recklessly” operating the much-maligned database.

The ACLU said in its class-action lawsuit that Kobach’s office shared personal voter information in unencrypted emails that left voters vulnerable to identity theft.

The settlement includes a list of information safeguards . . .


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