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Hacking Democracy

Hacking Democracy
1:21:00 | 2006

Categories: Documentary, Biography, Politics

The disturbingly shocking HBO documentary HACKING DEMOCRACY bravely tangles with our nation's ills at the heart of democracy. The film the Diebold corporation doesn't want you to see, this revelatory journey follows tenacious Seattle grandmother Bev Harris and her band of extraordinary citizen-activists as they set out to ask one simple question: How does America count its votes? From Florida and California to Ohio and Washington State, filmmakers Simon Ardizzone, Robert Cohen, and Russell Michaels starkly reveal a broken system riddled with secrecy, incompetent election officials, and electronic voting machines that can be programmed to steal elections. Equipped only with a powerful sense of righteous outrage, the activists take on voting machine industry, exposing alarming security holes in America's trusted voting machines. They even go dumpster diving at a county election official's office in Florida, uncovering incendiary evidence of miscounted votes. But proving our votes can be stolen without a trace culminates in a duel between Diebold voting machines and a computer hacker from Finland—with America's democracy at stake.

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M Reust
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May 25, 2015
A
Brian Murphy
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May 14, 2015
F
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george porter
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December 11, 2014
A+
shows the power of corporate companies in our elections
Frank Klett
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November 22, 2014
A+
Brad Strong
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November 15, 2014
A
I sure hope this is dated and has been addressed subsequent to 2006!
Nancy Kovar
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July 14, 2014
A
Ask yourself - Why vote anymore? Make your vote count - STOP voting and we can all make the system illegitimate!
Dona KARE-KOWALSKI
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April 12, 2014
A
Excellent - and the horrifying thing I have ever seen.
Brendan Havel
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December 24, 2013
A+
Richard Childs
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November 4, 2013
B-
vanessa stearnes
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July 20, 2013
A+
Zombie Maker
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July 5, 2013
A+
Giorgio Ravalli
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June 26, 2013
A