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I am watching Hacking Democracy on HBO as i write this (about 45 minutes into the 1 hour program). My conclusions are: 1. Diebold has a broken system that needs fixing. Without more checks & balances, and verifiable ballots (paper receipts, etc.), voting systems will continue to be a sore topic. 2. The folks at BlackBoxVoting.org are zealots that are against any voting technology other than hand-counting votes. 3. Much like viruses, there will always be people attempting to obtain any possible advantage during an election and as long as politicians are involved, an optimal solution will *not* be implemented. How is this different from any other election in history? Maybe it is the *system* that is broken, not the machines...

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