I Comment From Panda On The Evm

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The risk of any Computer-based system is that it is exposed to hacking and loss of data, either total wipe out or modification. And in all honesty, the EVM is no exception.

Your online banking and your business systems are all vulnerable to the same. As such, we cannot deny that the EVM is not 100% secure, as long as any data will be transmitted electronically the risk cannot be eliminated totally.

However we must also agree that as the risk is inherent, there are similar risk management interventions to put in place to reduce the risk and improve the integrity of the system. Unless we doubt the integrity of our civil servants and IEC officers, we should accept that they will not be easily willing to manipulate the results of the elections which they are charged to administer.

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