Re: question about Diebold and Win CE COTS

From: Douglas A. Whitfield <douglasawh_at_gmail_dot_com>
Date: Fri Nov 07 2008 - 14:31:49 CST

D.C.,

You've sent out three requests about this and no one has responded. I
understand your frustration, but I'm sure if someone knew they would
respond. I applaud your enthusiasm, but am unfortunately unable to provide
any assistance.

Thank you,

Douglas A. Whitfield

Founder Open Madison Group (OMG!)
http://twitter.com/openmadison
Co-Founder Carolina Open Source Initiative

On Fri, Nov 7, 2008 at 1:58 PM, D. C. Lapena <chito.lapena@gmail.com> wrote:

> Hello, Jim
> thanks for your great work over the years on electronic voting.
>
> On bbvforums it looked like your last posting on the Windows CE COTS
> issue was around late 2007.
>
> In 2006 I brought this up to the elections board in Georgia during a
> hearing (supported by material you posted as well as the RRLee
> affidavit). The director (Evans) said he would look into it but I have
> not heard back from them since. It seems that Kennesaw's laughable
> answer "we've tested the INTERACTIONS of those components thoroughly"
> (which is on public record and on Google video) is sufficient for our
> public servants, who probably believe that the statement equates to a
> source code audit.
>
> I am hoping to get attention on this issue by piggy-backing it on the
> current Martin/Chambliss contest, which was close and has required a
> run-off.
>
> Do you know the status of this in Georgia? Are we using voting
> machines here that do not qualify to be voting machines? How can we
> keep them from burying this?
>
> thanks for your help
> -Chito L
> Savannah, Georgia
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