Obvious response is one or both of the below: 1) The Russians hire someone State-side to receive the postcard and call it in, or call the Russians to call it in. • February 20, 2018 AM Almost all nation states already have people inside the United States, they are called diplomats.
I can think of several online activities where the delay would be worth the extra security of this form of "token" being part of the authentication process.
I now await the roars of outrage from those enthusiasts for whom cyber-technology has to be seen to be superior to realism whatever the cost.
• February 20, 2018 AM Just because there is a way around a single control does not mean it has no value.
"If you run an ad mentioning a candidate, we are going to mail you a postcard and you will have to use that code to prove you are in the United States," Harbath said at a weekend conference of the National Association of Secretaries of State, where executives from Twitter Inc and Alphabet Inc's Google also spoke.
"It won't solve everything," Harbath said in a brief interview with Reuters following her remarks.
Of course they went all out and they didn't care if they were discovered.