Witness to Diebold's Disgrace


From Counterpunch, an eyewitness account, not too tech-heavy (good for readability, not so great for thoroughness) from Susan Pynchon of what has come to be known as the "Harri Hursti Hack" after the Finnish programmer who pulled it off–showing, in Leon County, Florida, on Dec. 13, 2005, that you can completely alter the election results on a paperless Diebold machine merely by screwing with its memory card–something Diebold used to deny.

Just the day before, Diebold CEO and chairman Walden O'Dell got out while the gettin' might still be good.