Re: Diebold TSx Questions

From: Edmund R. Kennedy <ekennedyx_at_yahoo_dot_com>
Date: Mon Oct 02 2006 - 15:33:48 CDT

Hello:

Taking a slightly more positive approach, I think the touch screen monitor, the power supply and the built in A frame stand could be used. Other than that, most everything would need to be replaced.
 
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To: charlie strauss <cems@earthlink.net>; Open Voting Consortium discussion list <ovc-discuss@listman.sonic.net>; kathy@electionarchive.org; Open Voting Consortium discussion list <ovc-discuss@listman.sonic.net>; Open Voting Consortium discussion list <ovc-discuss@listman.sonic.net>
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Subject: Re: [OVC-discuss] Diebold TSx Questions

On Sun, 1 Oct 2006 01:13:56 -0600 (GMT-06:00), charlie strauss wrote
> -----Original Message-----
> >From: Kathy Dopp <kathy.dopp@gmail.com>
>
> >What are the fundamental hardware flaws (just briefly) that would
> >prevent a Diebold TSx from being turned into a decent open voting
> >system?
>
> Well the show stopper would be the Windows CE platform and possibly
> video card drivers I suspect.

Not to mention the firmware (e.g., BIOS) that can be used to load malware.

-R
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