Re: does Diebold have 'quadruple redundancy'?

From: Ron Crane <voting_at_lastland_dot_net>
Date: Mon Aug 15 2005 - 22:40:50 CDT

Kathy Dopp wrote:

> Utah's Lt. Governor is telling stories to Utah's county commissioners,
> to push Diebold DREs - i.e. saying that the CA tests only had one
> machine with 19 screen freezes, that a MA-based "Association of People
> with Disabilities" has threatened to sue Utah if we purchase the
> AutoMARK opscans rather than Diebold DREs, etc.
>
> He is claiming that Diebold DREs have "quadruple redundancy" - that
> there are 3 computer chip records of every vote plus the paper trail.

I don't know the specifics, but "quadruple redundancy" means exactly
zero if the software is arranged to create 4 perfect copies of a vote
other than the one cast.

-R

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