Complexity Digest 2003.49 - 17.01
Dec. 08, 2003
Hack the Vote, NYTimes
Excerpts: (...) investigative report on U.S. touch-screen voting. But while the mainstream press has reported the basics, the Diebold affair has been treated as a technology or business story - not as a potential political scandal.
The point is that you don't have to believe in a central conspiracy to worry that partisans will take advantage of an insecure, unverifiable voting system to manipulate election results. (...)
I'll discuss what to do in a future column. But let's be clear: the credibility of U.S. democracy may be at stake.
- Source: Hack the Vote
[ http://www.nytimes.com/2003/12/02/opinion/02KRUG.html ], Paul Krugman, NYTimes, 03/12/02