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Submission + - The breathalyzer: to the source, for great justice (arstechnica.com)

Jerry Smith writes: "Our good friends at Ars have an interesting story: suppose you commit a crime or fellony, and computers play an important part in proving you did what was claimed you did... are you then entitled to have a go a the sourcecode or specific technical properties to make sure you won't be convicted because of an aparatus that decided you were guilty? http://arstechnica.com/news.ars/post/20070809-im-n ot-drunk-officer-you-just-have-poor-source-code.ht ml gives an example."
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The breathalyzer: to the source, for great justice

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