Could crypto resolve the voting machine controversy?

Wednesday, 4 October 2006, 12:27 AM EST

In a detailed analysis paper and video that are continuing to make waves, a trio of Princeton University Dept. of Computer Science researchers demonstrated last month how Diebold AccuVote-TS electronic voting machines - the very devices recommended to end the 2000 "nightmare of the hanging chads" - could be easily compromised by injecting malicious software through a memory card at boot time.

At BetaNews.

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