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Gregorian Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Dec-09-08 12:20 PM
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5. By those standards, one cannot trust paper either.
I agree with what you said. Don't get my comment wrong. And I'm biased to a degree since my dad helped invent the pc, to a small extent. I used to hang out at the homebrew computing club where the Wozniak creature spent his time. I remember using DOS to do my work. There was never so much as a glitch. I know we're talking firmware, blackouts, etc. But all of that can be overcome.

I'm all for paper. And I'll admit that paper would be much more obvious to steal. But it could be done. So it looks to me like we're not talking about the process of voting as much as the need to steal elections.

We trust ATM's. As much as I want paper, I don't see why we can't use digital. Although I do admit that this would be like trying to send a man to the moon all while someone is hacking the engineering. Fun. I hate my fellow man.

I'm not sure what my point is. I think it's that our problems are far broader than just election fraud. How's that for changing the subject?
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