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Wed Jan 30, 2019, 07:06 PM

Voting in USA is broken...

Remember when the US Computer Emergency Readiness Team admitted that the Diebold GEMS central tabulator used in 37 states in 2004 had “an undocumented backdoor account, which could [allow] a local or remote authenticated user [to] modify votes”?

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Voting Machines: What Could Possibly Go Wrong?

https://threadreaderapp.com/thread/1083087135987527681.html

United States elections are not evidence-based elections. Only two states, Colorado and New Mexico, conduct manual audits sufficiently robust to detect vote tally manipulation. Depending on the type …

https://www.nybooks.com/daily/2018/11/05/voting-machines-what-could-possibly-go-wrong/
And then it turned out that the Diebold GEMS central tabulator (that US CERT warned about) had been programmed by the company’s Senior VP who had previously served time on 37 counts of embezzlement involving sophisticated computer tampering?

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And then ES&S acquired Diebold and took over many of its contracts and donated $30,000 to the Republican State Leadership Committee whose mission is to elect Republicans to state office? nybooks.com/contributors/j…

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Remember when ES&S leaked 1.8 million Chicago voter records in 2015?

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Response to pbmus (Original post)

Wed Jan 30, 2019, 08:43 PM

1. Given the state of elections and the potential for tampering

we need to demand paper ballots everywhere.

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Response to 2naSalit (Reply #1)

Wed Jan 30, 2019, 08:48 PM

2. AND a transparent tabulation system.

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Response to 2naSalit (Reply #1)

Wed Jan 30, 2019, 08:48 PM

3. paper, paper, paper

We can see paper. Paper allows voters to confirm their ballot, and allows the public to validate the election.

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Response to pbmus (Original post)

Wed Jan 30, 2019, 08:51 PM

4. But the Russians did not RIG the election, there's no proof of it

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Response to pbmus (Original post)

Wed Jan 30, 2019, 08:51 PM

5. It's to the point where we need the United Nations to send a team of people to monitor US elections.

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