[ale] [OT] Voting Security
aaron at pd.org
Thu Feb 5 21:24:03 EST 2004
On Thursday 05 February 2004 17:31, ChangingLINKS.com wrote:
"Internet voting presents far too many opportunities for hackers or even
terrorists to interfere with fair and accurate voting, potentially in ways
impossible to detect," the experts said in a statement Jan. 21. "Such
tampering could alter election results, particularly in close contests."
Seeing this simply stated in the mainstream media is good news, even if the
military is being so stubbornly ignorant that they are still considering
implementing some form of internet voting.
We can hope that stories like this will wake more people up to the fact that
ALL electronic voting systems that lack full auditing, public accounting,
open source code and paper trails are identically flawed susceptible to
tampering, fraud and corruption.
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