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

From: D. C. Lapena <chito_dot_lapena_at_gmail_dot_com>
Date: Thu Dec 20 2007 - 11:20:17 CST

something like this, like Bev sez -- along with a laptop, could
re-write the chips
http://secure.transtronics.com/osc/product_info.php/cPath/55/products_id/621

On Dec 20, 2007 11:20 AM, Bev Harris <bev@blackboxvoting.org> wrote:
> 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
> http://www.blackboxvoting.org
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