[nycbug-talk] off-topic | e-voting cracked?
spork at bway.net
Thu Nov 4 16:27:08 EST 2004
On Thu, 4 Nov 2004, Isaac Levy wrote:
> With that, I'll keep further news off-list, (as I sit here wishing the voting
> machines were built Open Source from the get-go...).
Are you aware that the Diebold systems are all running various MS OSes
(CE, NT)? And that the underlying "database" on the tabulating boxes is
MS Access? The dialin software is the built-in MS RAS stuff.
For some fun, have a read through some of the Diebold internal email
If you look around, you can find some of the Diebold software online,
including "GEMS", the tabulating software. They left their ftp server
open for quite some time. That's how the blackbox voting organizer
started her quest - the ftp site came up in a google search.
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