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Princeton prof says mini-bar keys open Diebold voting machines

In the latest criticism of the new Diebold touch-screen voting machines, a computer science professor claimed today that the same key that unlocks some office furniture and hotel mini-bars can be used to open the AccuVote-TS machine. “The access panel door on a Diebold AccuVote-TS voting machine – the door that protects the memory card that stores the votes and is the main barrier to the injection of a virus – can be opened with a standard key that is widely available on the internet,” Ed Felten, professor of computer science and public affairs at Princeton University, said today on his “Freedom to Tinker” blog. Full Story

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