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kpete Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Oct-11-06 07:54 AM
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12. Euro group of hackers urges not to use the Dutch-made e-voting machines

::E-GOVERNMENT
Nedap voting machines knee-deep in controversy
Tuesday, October 10 2006
by Maxim Kelly

A European group of hackers has urged governments not to use the Dutch-made e-voting machines currently stored by the Irish government for future elections.

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The German Computer Chaos Club (CCC) has called for a ban on the Nedap ES3B voting machine because of fears radio emissions from the electronic voting booths could be intercepted and citizens' voting preferences exposed.

According to Margaret McGaley of lobby group Irish Citizens for Trustworthy E-Voting, the ES3B is "practically identical to the machines we have in Ireland besides a few extra LED lights on the front."

Indeed Dutch lobby group "Wij vertrouwen stemcomputers niet" (We don't trust voting computers), which took part in a TV programme in the Netherlands last week demonstrating how the machines could be made to record inaccurate voting preferences, used publicly-available manuals from the Nedap-built Irish version to demonstrate unsuitability for the upcoming Dutch general election.

It is understood the CCC advised the Dutch group in their technical analysis of two used Nedap machines acquired from municipal authorities in the Netherlands.


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