1,200 Dutch e-voting machines vulnerable to hacking

Tuesday, 31 October 2006, 1:31 PM EST

Dutch intelligence service AIVD has ruled 1,200 e-voting computers inadequate for next month's national elections after testing showed the machines could be be easily intercepted from 20 to 30 metres away.

Voters in large cities such as Amsterdam, Eindhoven, and Tilburg will now have to cast their ballot with pencil and paper, although some municipalities can still decide to use different polling computers.

At The Register.

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