[Uscv-press] Diebold Admits Voting System Flaws

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Author: Kathy Dopp
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FYI,

Diebold Admits Voting Machine Flaw
http://www.pcworld.com/businesscenter/article/161718/diebold_admits_voting_machine_flaw.html

Diebold admits voting system flaws, E-voting manufacturer says votes
could be changed undetected, Mar 23, 2009
http://fcw.com/articles/2009/03/23/web-diebold-admits-voting-system-flaws.aspx

Is the e-voting honeymoon over? Electronic Vote Rigging in Kentucky
http://www.crypto.com/blog
[The perps are being prosecuted. They made use of one of the numerous
design flaws of DRE voting machines]

Rethinking the voting system certification process - By Dan Wallach
http://www.freedom-to-tinker.com/blog/dwallach/rethinking-voting-system-certification-process#comments
[Dan Wallach is an associate professor in the Department of Computer
Science at Rice University in Houston, Texas and is the associate
director of the... [more]
http://www.freedom-to-tinker.com/user/dwallach ]

Germany's highest court has ruled that the use of electronic voting in
the last general election was unconstitutional.
http://www.dw-world.de/dw/article/0,,4069101,00.html

German court rules against voting machines
http://www.iht.com/articles/ap/2009/03/03/europe/EU-Germany-Voting-Machines.php

Voting machines outlawed in Germany - Deemed insecure March 03, 2009
http://www.itexaminer.com/voting-machines-outlawed-in-germany.aspx

California finds e-voting software had errors, data deletion functions
Diebold knew about the flaw for years
http://www.computerworld.com/action/article.do?command=viewArticleBasic&taxonomyName=Standards+and+Legal+Issues&articleId=9128985&taxonomyId=146&pageNumber=1

Diebold e-voting software includes delete audit logs button
http://www.theregister.co.uk/2009/03/05/diebold_delete_button/

E-voting vendor: Programming errors caused dropped votes Premier
Election Solutions says problem was logic error in GEMS code
http://www.computerworld.com/action/article.do?command=viewArticleBasic&articleId=9113298

[These newly discovered problems are in addition to other accuracy
problems discovered earlier in Ohio that cause the Diebold/Premier
tabulator to drop 100s of votes.]

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Kathy Dopp

The material expressed herein is the informed product of the author's
fact-finding and investigative efforts. Dopp is a Mathematician,
Expert in election audit mathematics and procedures; in exit poll
discrepancy analysis; and can be reached at

P.O. Box 680192
Park City, UT 84068
phone 435-658-4657

http://utahcountvotes.org
http://electionmathematics.org
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Post-Election Vote Count Audit
A Short Legislative & Administrative Proposal
http://electionmathematics.org//ucvAnalysis/US/paper-audits/Vote-Count-Audit-Bill-2009.pdf

History of Confidence Election Auditing Development & Overview of
Election Auditing Fundamentals
http://electionarchive.org/ucvAnalysis/US/paper-audits/History-of-Election-Auditing-Development.pdf

Voters Have Reason to Worry
http://utahcountvotes.org/UT/UtahCountVotes-ThadHall-Response.pdf