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Votergater Donating Member (91 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-12-08 01:34 PM
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101. Here in the UK in 2007 British votes were counted by ES&S...
Edited on Tue Feb-12-08 01:37 PM by Votergater
and several other electronic voting machine companies all trying to get national contracts from the Blair/Brown government.

Partly due to the work of great American activists and partly due to my HBO documentary 'Hacking Democracy' Diebold is
excluded from involvement British elections. The UK government official in charge of implementing electronic voting here
attended a special screening of "Hacking Democracy" in London and admitted he was shocked by the ease with which our Finnish
hacker, Harri Hursti, rigged the Diebold Optical Scan system (both the scanner and the central tabulator).

But in 2007 ES&S refused to give interviews to journalists in the UK about how they were counting our votes and wouldn't
even answer a question about where they would be counting votes. ES&S now has a UK office and is on the UK government
short-list of e-voting companies.

We have even been testing Internet Voting in real elections, despite the complete unaccountability of this method of voting
and counting.

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