by Mike Masnick
Fri, Oct 3rd 2008 7:33pm
Remember back when people first started questioning the reliability of e-voting machines? It was initially focused on Diebold, though later reports have all shown that Sequoia and ES&S are equally as bad. Yet, initially those critics were all brushed off by the e-voting firms as wild-eyed, conspiracy theory. lunatic activists. The only problem is that they keep being proven correct time and time again, and the story has certainly crossed over into the mainstream. If you need proof, look no further than The Simpsons recent clip about e-voting that a ton of you have sent in:
Clearly, the issue has gone beyond the "fringe" and into the mainstream. So, it's really too bad that judges seem to think that the public can't handle a research report on these machines.
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