E-Voting Machine Manufacturer Admits Security Flaws

by Sabrina I. Pacifici on April 22, 2004

As reported in today’s Oakland Tribune (this article will be available free for 14 days after publication), executives of e-voting machine manufacturer Diebold admitted to, and apologized for, security flaws in products sold to the state of California that resulted in the disenfranchisement of voters in the March 2 election.

  • See also the Open Voting Consortium, who “are currently developing a prototype version of free voting software to run on very inexpensive PC hardware. OVC voting systems will accommodate different languages and scoring methods, as well as voters with special needs, [Slashdot] and Wired News: Diebold Machine May Get Boot.
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