Post Number: 2152
Best of Black Box?
|Posted on Thursday, October 13, 2005 - 5:04 pm: |
Threats, lies and videotape: These photocopied documents can provide attorneys with hours of fun.
Threat letter to Ion Sancho
(pdf file, 287 KB)
Threat letter from Diebold to Ion Sancho, sent by Diebold to other election officials all over the country to warn them not to look under the hood. In this document, Diebold admits that insiders can tamper undetected.
Letter from Diebold's Senior Director of Customer Service to Arizona Secretary of State
(pdf file, 629 KB)
Contains various whoppers and technological impossibilities.
Plain Vanilla letter
(pdf file, 255 KB)
This could be called the "headless horseman of damage control" ...it arrived from Diebold in the mailboxes of election officials in state after state, but has nary a header, letterhead, logo, signature or name.
The Attitude Letter
(pdf file, 206 KB)
Some public officials apparently didn't read the job description before applying for the position of elections director. We received a few notes like this, but most public officials were helpful and really quite wonderful.
(What about the video?)
Coming soon, folks!