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Bill Bored Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jan-01-11 07:29 PM
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5. Open source does not mean error-free or unhackable.
Edited on Sat Jan-01-11 07:32 PM by Bill Bored
If you are not familiar with the latest trial of open voting systems software, which was the D.C. Internet voting debacle, please read more about it. All the code was open, but it wouldn't work with Apple software! And it was hacked to bits too!
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  -The Help America Vote Act--Help or hindrance? Bill Bored  Jan-01-11 02:07 PM   #0 
  - K&R  EFerrari   Jan-01-11 02:13 PM   #1 
  - It was a good law to pass, but far from perfect  bluestateguy   Jan-01-11 02:17 PM   #2 
     - Provisional ballots are not the problem with BBV. Corporate owned privately controlled unverified  Vincardog   Jan-01-11 02:36 PM   #3 
        - ANY software is a problem.  Wilms   Jan-01-11 06:21 PM   #4 
        - Open source does not mean error-free or unhackable.  Bill Bored   Jan-01-11 07:29 PM   #5 
           - That gets into testing verifiability and version control. I never said I wanted electronic voting I  Vincardog   Jan-02-11 02:38 PM   #6 
              - Thank you for clarifying. Have a look at this if you haven't seen it:  Bill Bored   Jan-02-11 04:08 PM   #7 

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