"According to major newspapers, starting with the municipal
elections of 2008, Brazil's e-voting machines will use the Linux
operating system, to be developed by the technical team of the
federal elections tribunal the TSE. According to the
TSEâ€™s IT division, the advantages of using
Linux in the electronic voting machine are standardization, since
it is possible to use this OS in all models of the device, as well
as transparency, since this is an open mcchanism in which all the
source code is available to the public and can be freely audited.
Another advantage is zero cost, because no license fees must be
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