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+ - Voting Machines Receive New Scrutiny (but not from the government)-> 6

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monkease writes "The cover story of this month's Harper's, "How to Rig an Election," (excerpt, subscription required) examines in incredible depth the use of voting machines in today's elections, statistical discrepancies in polling and election results, and the unwillingness of the political and journalistic establishment to address what are, at best, gross security flaws and conflicts of interest. This has been covered on Slashdot for about the past decade, but never that I've seen with such a broad lens."
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Voting Machines Receive New Scrutiny (but not from the government)

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  • FTA: "In a 2007 Dan Rather exposé, The Trouble with Touch Screens, seven whistle-blowers at Sequoia charged that company executives had forced them to use inferior paper stock for ballots during the 2000 election. What’s more, said the whistle-blowers, they had been instructed to misalign the chads on punch cards destined for the Democratic stronghold of Palm Beach County."

    I'm not sure how this wasn't big news and Donald Trump still is. But the trouble with whistleblowers is they have perhaps

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