Archive | September 25, 2003

Your vote has caused a GPF and will be discarded…

We in the computer industry have a special responsibility to ensure
that the general public does not have a false sense of security about
things computerized. “It must be true, the computer said so” or “I read
it on the Internet” are chilling examples. Here, it seems an unreliable
computer system is replacing a more reliable, although slower and more
expensive, manual voting systems…

Can Diebold Be This Stupid?.
“UPDATED: says lawyers for Diebold, maker of
electronic voting systems, have forced the site to shut down on
alleged…” from Dan Gillmor’s eJournal

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