So, what is this exactly?

Click on the graphic to find out (expanded version).. 

Here’s the article by Larisa Alexandrovna and Muriel Kane (Raw Story):

Documents reveal how Ohio routed 2004 voting data through company that hosted external Bush Administration email accounts:

Newly obtained computer schematics provide further detail of how electronic voting data was routed during the 2004 election from Ohio’s Secretary of State’s office through a partisan Tennessee web hosting company.

A network security expert with high-level US government clearances, who is also a former McCain delegate, says the documents – server schematics which trace the architecture created for Ohio’s then-Republican Secretary of State and state election chief Kenneth Blackwell – raise troubling questions about the security of electronic voting and the integrity of the 2004 presidential election results. 

The flow chart shows how voting information was transferred from Ohio to SmarTech Inc., a Chattanooga Tennessee IT company known for its close association with the Republican Party, before the 2004 election results were displayed online.

Information technology expert Stephen Spoonamore believes this architecture could have made possible a KingPin or “Man in the Middle” (MIM) attack — a well-defined criminal methodology in which a computer is inserted into the network of a bank or credit card processor to intercept and modify transactions before they reach a central computer. 

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Is this what happened in Ohio in 2004? Is this system still in place for 2008? Larisa Alexandrovna says YES. I listened to Alexandrovna on Thom Hartmann this morning, and apparently something is happening on this story that will be reported on today. I’ll add an update when it is posted.

The implications of this story are explosive.

To read watch important video interviews with expert Stephen Spoonamore, go here.

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