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Indian Election Officials Challenges Critics To Hack Electronic Voting Machine

Slashdot reader erodep writes: Following the recent elections in India, there have been multiple allegations of electoral fraud by hacking of Electronic Voting Machines… Two weeks ago, a party even “demonstrated” that these machines can be hacked. The Election Commission of India has rubbished these claims and they have thrown an open challenge, starting June 3rd to hack these EVMs using WiFi, Bluetooth or any internet device. This is a plea to the hackers of Slashdot to help secure the future of the largest democracy on the planet.

Each party can nominate three experts — though India’s Aam Aaadmi Party is already complaining that there’s too many terms and conditions. And party leader Sanjay Singh has said he also wants paper ballots for all future elections, arguing “All foreign countries like America, Japan, Germany and Britain have gone back to ballot paper.”

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