Re: "175 chips for voting machines are lost, " SD Union Tribune. (Ed's occasional clipping service)

From: Bev Harris <bev_at_blackboxvoting_dot_org>
Date: Thu Dec 20 2007 - 10:20:51 CST

Nonsense. Black Box Voting bought a Diebold optical scan machine. We took it in
for a checkup. The first thing the technician said when he explored the innards
was "I can reprogram this chip from my laptop using a chip clip."

Did Bowen arrange for a whole new kind of chip, or is this just more bullshit?

> Humm. As usual Premier (Diebold) misrepresents major issues by saying, "The
> chips cannot be altered because
> they have a read-only memory and are virtually worthless to anyone not
> running an election." I thought EPROM's cost actual money. Also, how
> expensive and common is a device to erase and reprogram these chips?

Bev Harris
Founder - Black Box Voting

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