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+ - More problems with computerized voting machines?

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jmorris42
jmorris42 writes: "The hits just keep on rolling. Here is yet one more reason why computerized voting machines are so tricky to get right.

The NYT has (registration required) has a story today about a new problem. Foreign dictators owning the companies building the machines.

Here is the money quote:
"The government should know who owns our voting machines; that is a national security concern," said Representative Carolyn B. Maloney, Democrat of New York, who asked the Bush administration in May to review the Sequoia takeover."
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Progress means replacing a theory that is wrong with one more subtly wrong.

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