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Ohio recently installed untested, uncertified software patches on ES&S voting machines...

•, by Kathleen Gee
This article appeared in a Columbus, Ohio liberal tabloid newspaper accusing the Republican Secretary of State's office of installing suspicious software patches on electronic voting machines in 39 counties in the weeks before the November election. The publication claims that the untested software patches can enable a "man in the middle" attack because it runs on networks through which votes are transmitted from county boards of election to the Secretary of State's office.
Why did the Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted's office, in an end run around Ohio election law, have "experimental" software patches installed on vote counting tabulators in up to 39 Ohio counties? Voting rights activists are concerned that these uncertified and untested software patches may alter the election results....The Free Press has learned that Election Systems and Solutions (ES&S) installed the software patches that will affect 4,041,056 registered voters, including those in metropolitan Columbus and Cleveland. [...] 

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