Re: Brazil Open Source Voting

From: Edward Cherlin <echerlin_at_gmail_dot_com>
Date: Wed Apr 16 2008 - 14:49:36 CDT

http://www.wired.com/techbiz/media/news/2004/01/61654
Printers have been affixed to a small number of the machines,
producing an auditable paper trail.

We can talk to them. Why don't we start with the local consulate?

On Wed, Apr 16, 2008 at 12:25 PM, <SomeThoughts@aol.com> wrote:
> Subject: Brazil Open Source Voting
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> http://www.ruthgroup.org/2008/04/15/brazil-open-source-voting/
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> Tuesday, April 15, 2008
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> Brazil Open Source Voting
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> Filed under: Election Protection — by Joyce Cole @ 5:06 pm
> Brazil is light years ahead of the US in alternatives to petroleum based
> fuels (plus they just found an undersea source of lots of the sticky goo)
> and now they are showing the way in election protection.
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> The brazilian Election Supreme Court announced at April 4th 2008, that the
> 2008 elections at Brazil will use GNU / Linux electronic voting machines
> with software digital authentication.
> The Tribunal Superior Eleitoral (the brazilian Election Supreme Court),
> officially announced on April 4th, 2008, that the brazilian 2008 elections
> will use 430 thousand electronic voting machines migrated from VirtuOS and
> Windows CE to GNU / Linux and open source softwares for security and
> auditing defined by proper law.
> All open source and in-house developed software will be digitally signed
> and all loaded software will may be verified at voting places by inspectors
> at any time to check against tampering.
>
> Brazil Elections
> http://www.techforce.com.br/index.php/news/linux_blog/tse_migrates_to_linux
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