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Submission + - Court Filing on How 2004 Ohio Election Hacked (

chimpo13 writes: "A new filing in the King Lincoln Bronzeville v. Blackwell case includes a copy of the Ohio Secretary of State election production system configuration that was in use in Ohio's 2004 presidential election when there was a sudden and unexpected shift in votes for George W. Bush."

Submission + - Amazon through Wikileaks sets back cloud computing (

chimpo13 writes: "In a long and interesting article called "Daniel Ellsberg And Others Discuss The Serious Implications Of Wikileaks", Mike Masnick talks about Amazon's decision to shut down Wikileaks had much further reaching consequences than most people realized. Roy Singham, the founder and chair of ThoughtWorks said, "What Amazon has done has totally set back the cloud computing movement." As Singham pointed out, this move is making many individuals and companies think twice about using cloud computing — especially if it involves servers based in the US or run by US companies. People haven't fully considered the ramifications of this."

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