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Old 03-02-2012, 01:08 PM
 
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Election hacked, drunken robot elected to school board ? The Register

To make a long story short a University of Michigan professor was invited to try to hack into the system and with easy success. That same professor also found people in India, Iran and China trying to hack into the system.
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Old 03-02-2012, 01:25 PM
 
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Election hacked, drunken robot elected to school board ? The Register

To make a long story short a University of Michigan professor was invited to try to hack into the system and with easy success. That same professor also found people in India, Iran and China trying to hack into the system.
Since 97%+ of voting falls into "electronic" systems. This is our biggest problem. Makes the system incredibly easy to game.

"The states are in the habit of certifying voting systems, typically without testing them or seeing the source code," he said. "In many cases the voting system uses proprietary code that government can't legally check, and the running of the systems is outsourced to the vendors. This situation is getting worse."
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