Thursday, November 22, 2007

2007-11-22 ES&S Voting Machine Fracas: Exactly the Same (but with minor differences)

Calif. claims that "certification" sticker were repeatedly placed on appliances that had not been certified in violation of California law.

In keeping with the nature of this dispute, someone might also be comfortable in stating the two positions stated below are identical, and with only minor differences.

ES&S: The updated machines contain the "exact same hardware configuration and firmware version
Calif: The A200 uses version 1.1.2258 of the system firmware, while the earlier machine uses version 1.0.

I find the "exactly the same, but with minor differences" argument intriguing.

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