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Red State Blues Donating Member (229 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Dec-22-04 01:27 AM
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30. No test on it later.
Edited on Wed Dec-22-04 01:33 AM by Red State Blues
This appears to be just a simple bit of code that TIA wrote to show how simple election fraud can be.

What it does:
This would give every vote to Kerry marked Kerry.
This would give every vote to Bush that was marked Bush, 3rd party, no vote and just for good measure pad it out with an added 100 more at the end.

Most meaningful thing that I (not necessarily TIA) think the non-programmers here could draw form this:

Election fraud can be easy.
Election fraud can be done in ways that would go under the noses of good upstanding people running the machines.

What not to draw from this: (I'm sure I'm not saying anything here that TIA doesn't already know)

It will NOT be this simple. (the actual fraud (if any) will be simple, I mean, hey, you're just counting) But it will be hidden much more carefully.
This is the only sort of way that this could be done.

Some other comments:

I'd like to know how these machines are patched. A "live" patch could wreak much havoc.
What's being said about computer forensics is correct but are they going to do any sort of testing on that "level"? With everything being proprietary I thought we would be lucky to even see everything that is on one of the drives "now". Forensics would get into seeing what was on the drive and what used to be on the drive, but is anyone going to be in a position to run that sort of test on the machines? tabulators?

There's so many places that this can be done and they've already tainted the machines/3% recount so the only thing left to do is a full hand recount.
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