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notesdev Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Oct-20-10 12:48 PM
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6. All we can establish with the facts we have
is that running an election via a reprogrammable-on-site electronic voting machine is a sure way of being completely unable to guarantee the integrity of the vote.

The only reason to do it this way - that makes any sense, anyway - is to enable electoral fraud. There is no other advantage to putting out poorly-programmed and easily-hackable voting machines. This is a system that is less complicated than what an ATM does and we have zero problem with sticking millions of those things all around the country, with rarely an error to be found with any of them - it's been 20 years since I've seen an ATM make a mistake, and most people probably never have. So there's really no excuse for these voting machines - machines fulfilling a purpose far more important than withdrawing money from a bank account - to be anything other than rock-solid and impregnable to manipulation.

Could there be two tables? There could. Or there could also be a change made to the program that was done in one place and not another. We don't know and can't know without firsthand investigation because the fundamental concept of these machines is flawed - and in my opinion, this is by design, not by accident.
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