Thursday, October 26, 2006

Guide to Stealing an Election

In case we haven't harped on this enough, from Arstechnica (via /.), comes a guide to using electronic voting machines to steal an election:
What I'll show you instead is a road map to the brave new world of electronic election manipulation, with just enough nuts-and-bolts detail to help you understand why things work the way they do.

Along the way, I'll also show you just how many different hands touch these electronic voting machines before and after a vote is cast, and I'll lay out just how vulnerable a DRE-based elections system is to what e-voting researchers have dubbed "wholesale fraud," i.e., the ability of an individual or a very small group to steal an entire election by making subtle changes in the right places.

Follow the link above to the full article.


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