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February 26, 2008

Diebold Accidentally Leaks Results Of 08 Election

The Onion News Network is getting better and better.

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March 26, 2007

Voting device pact at issue - The Boston Globe

Diebold is suing the Commonwealth of Massachusetts because it chose a competing firm’s voting machines. “Weisberg said the company is not alleging any improprieties by the secretary of state’s office. Instead, it is saying the office acted in good faith but made a mistake in the selection.” Just when you think Diebold can’t get any more evil/corrupt/incompetent, they’re (ab)using the courts to screw with the rolling out of competitors’ technology.

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November 2, 2006

Primary and early e-voting problems point to gathering storm

Could this year’s election result in a hanging-chad-like farrago which convinces the general public that electronic-voting-without-paper-trail is A Bad Thing? I don’t know whether I should hope it does or doesn’t happen.

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May 14, 2006

"Lock The Vault? What Kind Of Maniac Would Steal Money From A Bank?"

Diebold voting machines are found to be easily re-flashable by anyone wanting to invisibly rig an election. Diebold spokesman: “I don’t believe these evil elections people exist.” I have not the words.

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