Court prohibits access to touch-screen source code

Wednesday, 20 June 2007, 11:16 AM EST

The drawn-out saga involving a disputed Congressional seat in Florida finished another chapter Monday when a federal court ruled it wouldn't allow the source code of allegedly malfunctioning touch-screen voting systems to be examined.

Democrat Christine Jennings, last fall's unsuccessful candidate for the U.S. House seat representing Florida's 13th district, had been seeking access to the software to determine whether flawed e-voting devices caused apparent voting irregularities.

At Computerworld.

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