[funsec] Ohio County Possibly Exposed Election System to Computer
dmblumenthal at gmail.com
Sat Nov 4 11:42:15 CST 2006
On 11/2/06, Fergie <fergdawg at netzero.net> wrote:
> Via Freedom to Tinker.
> The memory cards that will be used to store votes on Election Day in
> Cuyahoga County, Ohio were stuck into ordinary laptop computers in
> September, possibly exposing the county's election system to a virus
> infection. This serious security lapse was caught on video through the
> efforts of Cleveland resident Adele Eisner and Cleveland-area filmmaker
> Jeffrey Kirkby, who has graciously made his raw footage available on
> the Internet for personal viewing at
And just yesterday, the county found that the absentee ballot scanners
don't work right. The issue is the same one that delayed absentee counts in
the May primary for a week. Fortunately, I know about the glitch because I'm
visiting Cleveland; I don't live here.
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