Re: San Diego recount and Diebold TSx -- follow up

From: Edmund R. Kennedy <ekennedyx_at_yahoo_dot_com>
Date: Mon Aug 29 2005 - 15:52:38 CDT

Hello Richard,

Didn't you realize that dissent is unpatriotic ;-> I
suspect that Kathy may be talking about non-disclosure
agreements that people inspecting software often have
to sign.

Thanks, Ed Kennedy

--- "Richard C. Johnson" <dick@iwwco.com> wrote:

> Kathy,
>
> What is this about computer scientists being "sued"
> over providing their professional advice? I do this
> all the time. Am I in Diebold's crosshairs, or
> anyone else's, to your knowlege?
>
> Do I need liability insurance to have thoughts about
> voting, or just a squad of security types to ward
> off Diebold knuckledraggers?
>
> Alan,
>
> Are the folks at OVC being sued for working on
> alternative voting systems? Is working on voting
> systems now decided by the authorities to be some
> kind of disloyalty towards the government?
>
> Geeeeee Willlllikers!
>
> -- Dick
>
>
>
> Kathy Dopp <kathy@uscountvotes.org> wrote:
> Kathy Dopp wrote:
> > Edmund R. Kennedy wrote:
> >
> >>
> >>
> >
>
> This Air America radio segment (below) interviews
> Judith Alter re. the
> San Diego, CA "parallel election", but first it
> interviews Bev Harris
> who is "still" maligning U.S. computer scientists by
> suggesting that
> they are getting grants from voting machine vendors
> and that is why they
> won't examine voting system software - rather than
> honestly informing
> the press that any U.S. computer scientist might be
> sued afterwards if
> they work on voting systems like the OVC's.
>
> > Hi everyone,
> >
> > The complete audio from the hour-long "Politically
> Direct" interviews
> with Bev Harris and Judy Alter
> > is available on the web at this link:
> http://www.airamericaplace.com/upload/aapd082805.mp3
>
> If voting machine vendors had hired computer
> scientists when they
> designed their voting systems originally, then they
> never would have
> developed such flawed systems to begin with, and
> that there are only
> five computer scientists all-told in America who
> support paperless
> e-voting systems or the flawed design of paper
> rolls.
>
> Computer scientists are the friends of restoring
> accurate vote counts in
> America, not the enemy, as Bev continues to
> misrepresent to folks
> publicly - at detriment to the effort to restore
> accurate U.S. elections.
>
> Bev's continued public advice to shun the advice of
> American computer
> scientists harms efforts to restore democratic
> elections.
>
> Sigh.
>
> Has the OVC redone its brochure yet to make it more
> professional so that
> I can pass it out?
>
> Best,
>
> Kathy Dopp
> http://electionarchive.org
>
>
>
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