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Forget Dubai — worry about Smartmatic instead April 6, 2006

Posted by tkcollier in Economy & Business, Geopolitics, News and politics.
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MiamiHerald.com | 03/27/2006 | Forget Dubai — worry about Smartmatic instead
Congress spent two weeks overreacting to news that Dubai Ports World would operate several American ports, including Miami's, but a better target for their hysteria would be the acquisition by Smartmatic International of California-based Sequoia Voting Systems, whose machines serve millions of U.S. voters. That Smartmatic — which has been accused by Venezuela's opposition of helping Chávez rig elections in his favor — now controls a major U.S. e-voting firm should give pause to anybody who thinks that replacing our antiquated butterfly ballots and hanging chads will restore Americans' faith in our electoral process.

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