October 17th, 2003

belize

Diebold

Another Diebold article:
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As for other patches, Williams said, "We have no idea what Diebold or anybody else does when they go in their warehouse and shut that door."

Williams said they compare the system when it comes out of the Diebold warehouse to make sure it's the same software version that was certified by the ITAs. But he acknowledges that this does not include reading the source code.
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Fucking hell, people! Compare digests of the disk image after certification, and right before they're put into public use.

But just checking the "version number" in a dialog box? Gimme a break.