Diebold shipping ATMs running WIndows XP?

diebold-atm.jpgSlashdot asks Can Your ATM Play Beethoven? Hard as it is to believe, Diebold, the manufacturers of electronic voting machines raising a great controversy, have a diversified product line that includes ATMs running Windows XP. Why is it we need Windows XP in order to read a magnetic stripe, verify a PIN, and disgorge bills? Scary stuff. (Picture courtesy of unworkable.org)

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