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Re: OT: U.S. 2004 Election Fraud.
From: Paul Schmehl <pauls () utdallas edu>
Date: Mon, 15 Nov 2004 12:02:16 -0600
--On Sunday, November 14, 2004 06:02:41 PM +1100 Dave Horsfall
<dave () horsfall org> wrote:
No, it's not a security issue. There is no correlation between electronic
balloting and supposed anomalies. A number of competent scientists have
proven this conclusively. Why we are still even talking about it is a
Let me see if I have this right, as this could well be a computer
security issue (the reported discrepancies between the exit polls and
the actual vote, with an interesting correlation to the actual
vote-recording box used in that area).
Or doesn't the statistical bell-curve work here?
No, it doesn't.
The entire thing. We *do* vote for the leader we want. Just read the
Federalist Papers if you want to understand how the American political
system works and why it's designed the way that it is.
You don't vote for your beloved leader (as they do in some places). You
don't even vote for your beloved party (as they do in Britain and
Australia, the former being where I was born and the latter being where I
Instead, you vote for a bunch of people who will vote on your behalf,
usually by ignoring the popular vote and casting it 100% for their party.
What did I miss?
Again, this has nothing to do with security, so stop filling up the list
Paul Schmehl (pauls () utdallas edu)
Adjunct Information Security Officer
The University of Texas at Dallas
AVIEN Founding Member
Full-Disclosure - We believe in it.
Re: OT: U.S. 2004 Election Fraud. Florian Weimer (Nov 15)