Air Date: 5–14-2019
Today we take a look at the disastrous system of hackable, unverifiable and expensive electronic voting machines that were our solution to the hanging-chad fiasco of the Florida 2000 presidential election.
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Public concerns about the integrity of voting systems.
The first wave of computer voting. Bush v Gore, hanging chad issues. 2000, 2004, problems for at least 20 years now. Machines have been improved, but still too many problems. Tech companies jumping into making them.
Simons has been working on voting security for a long time, there’s a little more light lately but also lots of pushback.
National media finally questioning the voting machines. Computer ballot marking devices BMD systems. There is agreement that this is a problem finally, but too late?
Elections expert Jennifer Cohn weighs in on our election security.
Find out from legislators and congresspeople what they're doing to fix voting.
Ch. 7: A conservative's thoughts on the upcoming election - John from Northeast Maryland
Ch. 8: Ralph Nader on credit unions and technology - Erin from Philadelphia
Ch. 9: Final comments on conservative callers and Ralph Nader’s relationship with technology
MUSIC (Blue Dot Sessions):
- Opening Theme: Loving Acoustic Instrumental by John Douglas Orr
- Tar and Spackle - Plaster
- Milkwood - The Cabinetmaker
- Nuthatch - Feathers
- Felt Lining - The Cabinetmaker
- The Summit - K2
- Voicemail Music: Low Key Lost Feeling Electro by Alex Stinnent
- Closing Music: Upbeat Laid Back Indie Rock by Alex Stinnent
Produced by Jay! Tomlinson
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