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Link To The Full Stash Of Diebold Memos...
by Anon.
Monday Sep 29th, 2003 9:45 PM
The following is a link to the incriminating stash of Diebold Election Systems memos... please take copies of this data and redistribute...

This set of emails has been posted all over the place and shut down all over the place. Webmasters - especially those out of the reach of the DMCA - are encouraged to take a full copy of the memos at the above link.

For background.... the following summary was posed on DU when the Italian set of files was posted...

"In the support link, check out October 2001 for the "alter the audit log in Access" memo, April 2000 for memos that refer to transmitting vote data from optical scan machines by cell phone, April 2002 for a Tab Iredale (senior programmer) memo that urges folks to avoid getting Windows CE certified by anyone, and January 2001 for a memo from Ken Clark (principal engineer) talking about how pointless it is to attempt a recount on a touch screen.

Then, bear in mind that GEMS programs 1.11.14 and 1.17.17 are certified -- and check out how many times they are installing 1.14.xx and 1.15.xx series and using them in elections! (Totally illegal: what this means is the software used in these elections was never looked at by ANYONE except a handful of programmers in Canada.) Pretty much throws the whole certification and testing argument out the window.

There are a few "gems" (pardon the pun) about blaming problems on the customer; one where they find that they upgraded software for the optical scan and now it won't work on some optical scan machines in Virginia. They discuss giving them new optical scans, but decide to instead find a way to blame it on the customer and make them pay for new machines.

Also look for one in Colorado Springs (El Paso County Colorado) where they discuss the fact that they can't pick up a check until they do a demo of what they sold, but they don't have software that does what they sold, so they discuss a way to fake the demo, mentioning they've faked it before...

Boring reading, but productive for anyone who wants to head directly into your attorney general's office and demand that we put a stop to using Diebold optical scan and touch screens."

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Pius AugustinePiusSunday Jul 2nd, 2017 11:23 PM
Get the Diebold Memos from the SCDCNelson PavloskySaturday Dec 13th, 2003 7:45 PM
Sharing the filesMichael MullerFriday Nov 21st, 2003 5:27 AM
Kucinich Puts Diebold Memos On His Website!Die, Diebold, Die!Wednesday Nov 19th, 2003 12:39 PM
Nice siteGreenFriday Oct 31st, 2003 12:13 AM
Links to internal memosnorthern guyThursday Oct 30th, 2003 6:39 PM
Diebold Memos Posted hereTocque DevilleWednesday Oct 29th, 2003 12:15 AM
mssharon johnsonSunday Oct 26th, 2003 4:44 PM
AdditionZenon PanoussisThursday Oct 23rd, 2003 8:57 AM
Current Links to FULL Memo ArchivesanonymousWednesday Oct 22nd, 2003 3:52 PM
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