Last updated on: 8/30/2007 | Author: ProCon.org

CorpWatch Biography

Position:
Con to the question "Do Electronic Voting Machines Improve the Voting Process?"
Reasoning:

“The Open Voting Foundation has discovered that those notorious Diebold electronic voting machines can be made to behave in a completely different manner than tested and certified models with the flip of a single switch… The machines have had spectacular failure rates, and Diebold has repeatedly resisted calls for it to supply a paper trail for its systems.”

“A Monkey Could Hack That Voting Machine,” CorpWatch.org (accessed Aug. 1, 2006)

Theoretical Expertise Ranking:
  Organizations/VIPs/Others
Individuals and organizations that do not fit into the other star categories.
Description:

“An organization that counters corporate-led globalization through media work, education, network building, and activism.”

CorpWatch.org (accessed Aug. 1, 2006)

Mission:

“CorpWatch investigates and exposes corporate violations of human rights, environmental crimes, fraud and corruption around the world. We work to foster global justice, independent media activism and democratic control over corporations.”

CorpWatch.org (accessed Aug. 1, 2006)

Other:
None found
Quoted in:
  1. What Are the Companies That Manufacture Electronic Voting Machines?
  2. Is It Appropriate for Former Election Officials to Work for Electronic Voting Machine Manufacturers?
  3. Do Electronic Voting Machine Manufacturers Have Ties to a Particular Political Party?