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Midterm elections take place in the United States tomorrow, and I thought those of you who will be voting might be interested to know just how easy it is to compromise the fancy new electronic voting machine you are likely to be using. None of the four major suppliers of e-voting systems seem to have even a basic understanding of software security.

10 Littlegrey Comments:

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November 7th, 2006 at 8:43 pm Timbob says:

You know, Its not just democracy. Its in all forms of government.Some lazy jackass comes along and says "Hey!Nobody ever said we CANT do this" Then it all goes to hell because the "trendy" people declare it funny to rebel against "the machine","the man",or what ever AND THEN EVERYONE DOES IT!!NO ONE EVER COMES ALONG AND TELL THEM TO STOP "BECAUSE THAT WOULD BE MEAN" AND *Dies from ruptured aorta*

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November 7th, 2006 at 7:21 pm hannam00 says:

oh and this, thanks to my mate sparkels for these

http://www.devilducky.com/media/45111/

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November 7th, 2006 at 7:12 pm hannam00 says:

and this...... this is a good

http://www.devilducky.com/media/49789/

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November 7th, 2006 at 7:11 pm hannam00 says:

try this for a laugh guys, god knows how americans can keep a straight face with this.....

http://www.devilducky.com/media/23894/

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November 7th, 2006 at 12:25 am wyse says:

Oh look, it's on Google Video now and it's not broken in to pieces - http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=-7236791207107726851

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November 6th, 2006 at 11:38 pm wyse says:

The entire documentary is available on YouTube right now. Just search for: Hacking Democracy.

Lou Dobbs is probably the biggest journalist covering the problems with electronic voting machines, and this is a pretty funny (in an alarming way) report from his show- http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-4fwMZVLaUA

Honestly, what kind of company would design a voting machine with an obvious big yellow button that when pushed, allows a person to vote as many times as they want?

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November 6th, 2006 at 9:15 pm Eric says:

Nika, best line ever :D

And yeah this sucks, just goes to show that voting does nothing! This was almost as disturbing as the whole deal on hacking the new electronic passports coming out!!!

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November 6th, 2006 at 7:08 pm nika says:

Democracy is a Candy Mountain of the planet Earth: they lure you in and then they take out your kidney.. ;)

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November 6th, 2006 at 6:13 pm hannam00 says:

Brilliant, just shows you America...dont it.... we here in UK and you guys there in USA have troops around the world fighting for this "demoracy" shit, and here we are with the same, if not worse corrupt system.

Interesting eh?

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November 6th, 2006 at 6:01 pm HB Feermaster says:

Wow, that hits pretty hard. I'm going to have to watch that whole documentary...

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