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NewsForge: Will 'Controlled Open Source' Software Take Over Election Work?

Aug 21, 2004, 11:30 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jay Lyman)

"NewsForge: One question about what happened--what is your reaction now that you consider what Software Improvements is doing with the eVACS system and software?

"Ritchie: Although for now their record seems to be better than Diebold, we have lost our reasons to trust them. Their software is now as closed as possible, and open source is simply a must for making trustworthy electronic voting systems..."

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