Re: Fwd: ACM TechNews Alert for Monday, August 23, 2004

From: Arthur Keller <arthur_at_kellers_dot_org>
Date: Fri Aug 27 2004 - 21:52:44 CDT

Ed, maybe you didn't notice the citation in the
TechNews article. TechNews is a 3-times-a-week
compendium of articles from the press. Click on
the link and go to read the full article.

Best regards,
Arthur

At 6:00 PM -0700 8/27/04, Edward Cherlin wrote:
>On Tuesday 24 August 2004 12:54 pm, Arthur Keller wrote:
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>> Date: Mon, 23 Aug 2004 13:13:30 -0400
>> From: TechNews <technews@HQ.ACM.ORG>
>> Organization: ACM
>> Subject: ACM TechNews Alert for Monday, August 23, 2004
>>
>>
>> Lost Votes in N.M. a Cautionary Tale
>>
>> A snafu during the 2000 presidential election in
>> which 678 votes cast on computerized voting
>> machines in Rio Arriba County, N.M., were lost
>
>Huh?
>> illustrates that even the best e-voting systems
>> cannot prevent miscounts due to programming
>> errors caused by inexperienced local election
>> staff. ...
>What is this editorializing doing in a tech report?
>
>This is nonsense. Nobody has any idea what happened, and the
>writer supposes he can diagnose the cause.
>
>> <http://www.acm.org/technews/articles/2004-6/0823m.html#item2>
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