Monday, July 30, 2007

HACKING THE VOTE


YOU CANT HACK MY ATM, BUT YOU CAN HACK MY VOTING MACHINE! YOU BETTER FIRE THE FAULTY FED DISTRCT ATTORNEYS, TOO!


State-sanctioned teams of computer hackers were able to break through the security of virtually every model of California's voting machines and change results or take control of some of the systems' electronic functions, according to a University of California study released Friday.

The researchers "were able to bypass physical and software security in every machine they tested,'' said Secretary of State Debra Bowen, who authorized the "top to bottom review" of every voting system certified by the state.

including Sequoia, whose systems are used in Alameda, Napa and Santa Clara counties; Hart InterCivic, used in San Mateo and Sonoma Counties; and Diebold, used in Marin County.

Election Systems and Software, which supplied equipment to San Francisco, Contra Costa, Solano and Los Angeles counties in last November's election, missed the deadline for submitting the equipment,

2 comments:

Future Prez 2024 said...

Hi,

I was wondering where you found the image of the donkey and the elephant hugging?

Jesus del Norte said...

I dont remember. I should credit the pictures that I post. I generally key search words on google images. That's how I found it.

On of my favorite quotes is one from Gore Vidal

"[t]here is only one party in the United States, the Property Party...and it has two right wings: Republican and Democrat. Republicans are a bit stupider, more rigid, more doctrinaire in their laissez-faire capitalism than the Democrats, who are cuter, prettier, a bit more corrupt—until recently... and more willing than the Republicans to make small adjustments when the poor, the black, the anti-imperialists get out of hand. But, essentially, there is no difference between the two parties."

I am always looking for an image to express this fact.