Re: O'Reilly article

From: Alan Dechert <alan_at_openvotingconsortium_dot_org>
Date: Fri Apr 30 2004 - 17:23:42 CDT

John Adams flew out from Georgia to attend the demo. He's the guy right
behind the TV cameraman taking a picture in this photo:

He did an audio recording besides taking pictures. Then on APR 6, I did a
long interview with him via Yahoo! Messenger. Also, he was at the CFP2004
( ) conference. He mentioned the article to me but
today is the first I've seen it. The seems very matter-of-fact, fairly
detailed and accurate.

I'll write to John and thank him for a fine article. If anyone on the list
has comments for him, I'm sure he would be glad to hear them. His email
addr is

Alan Dechert

> I'm sorry if I have have missed if someone has already pointed out this
> article, within the recent storm of messages to the lists:
> Anyway, it mentions many details not seen in most other articles I've
> read, such as the booting from a CD, the writing of the votes to CD-R,
> use of MD5 sums, random ballot numbers, the BVA, the BRP, how the privacy
> folder is supposed to work etc.
> /Jan
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