Lars Larson: Obamacare web site isn’t secure


by Lars Larson

So do you hand the Obamacare web site all your personal data and have it stolen by an identity thief or do you violate the law?

Beyond all the other reasons to hate Obamacare – rising premiums, denial of doctor’s care – here’s another concern for you. The government says you HAVE to sign up. You HAVE to comply with the law.

But now they admit that their own web site isn’t secure. And, in fact, testimony before the Congress shows, from Mike Rogers, member of Congress from Michigan, that it would take at least months to be able to thoroughly vet the security on this site – especially because the site wasn’t built right. It has all kinds of flaws and it’s being rewritten as we speak – which opens up more holes for the identify thieves and the hackers and the other scam artists to get through.

And the government says either sign up or violate the law, but if you sign up your data isn’t secure.

That’s an outrageous kind of proposition to put to the American people.

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  • JackLordGod

    If you go to HealthCare.Gov the site clearly has a security certificate issued by Commodo. Therefore, in terms of what the site needs in terms of protecting the interchange of data between the users computer and the web site, it is as secure as any commercial web site is.

    However, that does not take into account that the web site servers themselves may not be secure, or the staff might have zero background checks.

    Frankly, in terms of security little of this has anything to do with the web site. Your real security issue here is the fact that you just know essentially any friend of Obamas has access to the entire data base.

    We know the drill – at a news conference in the not too distant future

    “Mr. President, the personal information of millions of Americans has just been compromised. This appears to have happened because members of ACORN and Occupy Wall Street were allowed access to the back end of the web site. How do you explain this?”

    “Uh…ah….ah..ah.ah…let me just say here and now, that nobody is more angry about this breech of privacy than I am…uh..ah…Like you, I first became aware of this when I read about it in the papers”

    “Mr. President the people in question were all hired personally by you, some of them had 153 visits to the White House the hard drives with personal data were all Barak Obama limited edition hard drives with your picture engraved on them”

    “uh…ahhh..ah..let me just say, I will not rest until I find out those who are responsible”

    “That sounds a lot like OJ after he was aquitted”

    “Uh..ah..what’s your point?”

    “My point is, what’s your favorite color Mr. President”

    “Uh..ah.. now that’s a good question…sometimes I like a nice beige, other times I jazz it up with ecru”

    “We love you Mr. President! Thank you so much for the interview!”

  • Rachael

    I signed up for my subsidized health insurance two days ago and now I am getting calls about identity theft. I believe the site is what leaked my stuff. Great.
    Now what?

    • .

      Punt all the governmentium ‘tards out.