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Wednesday, October 27, 2004

60 Minutes on e-voting


60 Minutes Wednesday correspondent Scott Pelley reports there is a concern that the new paperless voting systems could be vulnerable to software bugs. One expert also tells Pelley that if the software is not properly protected from tampering, it could make e-voting an "electoral weapon of mass destruction." Pelley's report will be broadcast on 60 Minutes Wednesday , Oct. 27, at 8 p.m. ET/PT.

CBS News - October 27, 2004
Is E-Voting Secure?

UPDATE: It was the lead report, at the start of the show. It focused on the issue of software bugs, as well as the issue of malicious software modification. I thought it gave a good overview of the issues involved.

UPDATE 2004-11-01: The video (QuickTime) is available at
avirubin.com/vote/60minutes.mov
or if that doesn't work, try it via the Coral proxy network.

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