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SugarShack Donating Member (979 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Oct-30-10 10:05 PM
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University of Michigan students hacked a prototype D.C. elections site
http://www.tampabay.com/news/bizarre/article1126484.ece

(You can see the link and story are listed under the "bizzare" in the SPT....but this is not strange in any way. We have had many hack tests the media has failed to report. I also met with my house rep. Ed Hooper, who said we don't need audits, unless you believe they are stealing elections. So we should just trust them? How naive is he? He also said I was the "conspiracy type". He needs to educate himself. Look what his new bill now perpetuates!)

voter challenge

Michigan students are the victors

University of Michigan students hacked a prototype D.C. elections voting site and programmed it to play their fight song, prompting election officials to temporarily take it down. For the past week, the D.C. Board of Elections & Ethics has encouraged outsiders to try to find faults in the system, which was designed to allow some 950 military and overseas voters to cast ballots online. The students rigged the site to play the Michigan fight song The Victors which begins with the words "Now for a cheer they are here, triumphant!" after a ballot was submitted on a "Thank You" page.

Compiled from Times wires and other sources.



Thank you U & M!!
:yourock:



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Bill_Kelleher Donating Member (18 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Oct-31-10 06:45 PM
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1. Was the DC Hack a Conspiracy?
Lets get to the truth about this, before the celebration. See the comments at

http://voices.washingtonpost.com/local-opinions/2010/10...
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