[E-voting] [a.oostveen@rathenau.nl: BREAKING NEWS]

Michael McMahon michael at hexmedia.com
Tue Oct 31 11:16:26 GMT 2006


Aengus Lawlor wrote:
> On Monday, October 30, 2006 1:02 PM [EDT],
> Colm MacCarthaigh <colm at stdlib.net> wrote:
>
>> And in English;
>>
>> http://www.iht.com/articles/ap/2006/10/30/europe/EU_GEN_Netherlands_Voting_Machines.php 
>>
>
> The article says that permission to use machines made by Sdu NV has 
> been withdrawn, because it has been demonstrated that you can 
> eavesdrop on them by picking up the electronic "noise" they generate.
>
>  The government on Monday banned the use of one common type of
>  computer voting machine, fearing that secret ballots may not
>  be kept secret. It ordered a review of all electronic machines
>  after the Nov. 22 election.
some more information in the following register article

http://www.theregister.co.uk/2006/10/31/dutch_votingmachines_inadequate/



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