Guest Blogged by John Gideon of VotersUnite.org
Dia duit! [Good day] The Irish government spent 52 million Irish pounds for DRE voting machines made by Nedap a few years ago. This was done over the objections of the minority parties. Since that time computer scientists proved the machines to be dangerously insecure. Instead of scrapping the whole lot the government has put them in warehouses and by the end of this year they will have spent 3.5 million Irish pounds for storage. And to compound the mistakes the government has contracted with those warehouses for leases of 20 to 30 years. I hope we can do better than this.
Today was the public hearing in California to discuss the Premier/Diebold 1.18.19 lost votes. The Secretary of State will decide soon what action she will take. Will she just decertify the system or will she go for the jugular? Slan go foill[Goodbye for now] and Happy St. Patrick’s Day...
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