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althecat Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jun-10-11 08:33 AM
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DUer Althecat talks about the Kiwi news organisation that broke the Electronic Voting news blackout
Edited on Fri Jun-10-11 08:51 AM by althecat
 
Run time: 03:12
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZwmAv98w4nQ
 
Posted on YouTube: April 18, 2011
By YouTube Member: TelecomBusiness
Views on YouTube: 73
 
Posted on DU: June 10, 2011
By DU Member: althecat
Views on DU: 1480
 
Dear DU,

This video is not strictly relevant/appropo to anything..... but some of you may be interested to see me on the smallest screen. Its been 8 years now since the long since tombstoned Bev Harris and I broke the story about the hackability of Diebold voting machines right here on DU.

I talked in more detail about how we broke the story open in this video which was produced as part of a History of the New Zealand Internet project called DownToTheWire

Some of you here may recall:
The story:
nside A U.S. Election Vote Counting Program

The cache of source code (& the editorial)
Sludge Report #154 Bigger Than Watergate!
And here on DU... the activism that a bunch of us put together.
The Scoop/Diebold UBERPOST: Ratings and Rantings from the South Pacific

I see (thanks to BradBlog's stirling work - and that of countless activists across your great nation) that your elections are still hackable so everything changes but nothing changes I guess.

Scoop is still publishing US Election Integrity news when we receive it - and we will probably revive http://usacoup.scoop.co.nz for your next presidential election along with another advertising camapaign to support the work of activists in the field.

So how are things around here anyway? It's been a while.

Regards
Althecat
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