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Voice of the Voters Wednesday, November 1 with Dr. Avi Rubin

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"Imagine for a moment that you live in a country where nobody is sure how most
of the votes are counted, and there's no reliable record for performing a
recount. Imagine that machines count the votes, but nobody knows how they work.
Now imagine if somebody found out that the machines are vulnerable to attack,
but the agencies that operate them won't take the steps to make them safe. If
you live in America, you don't need to imagine anything. This is the reality of
electronic voting in our country."

That is an excerpt from Dr. Avi Rubin's new book, Brave New Ballot. Dr. Rubin, a
leader in the field of electronic voting will be the featured guest on this
week's presentation of The Voice of the Voters. Wednesday, Nov 1 8-9PM EDT (Dr.
Rubin's bio follows.). Tune in and get the facts; discuss what can and must be
done to save our Democracy!

The Voice of the Voters, CVI's weekly radio program devoted to exploring the
rights and responsibilities of Democracy as well as electronic voting, has been making news since it premiered two weeks ago.

As expected, Americans are eager to have a forum to learn about and discuss our
democratic process and the threats it faces. From John Gideon's opening round-up
of the week in Voting News to in-depth interviews with leaders in the voting
rights movement to fascinating calls from listeners, The Voice of the Voters
lets you hear the news that the mainstream media hasn't covered ... yet.

Don't be left out! This show is your show.

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Dr. Avi Rubin

Dr. Avi Rubin of Johns Hopkins is an undisputed leader in the
field of electronic voting. Dr. Rubin has appeared on numerous radio and
television programs eager to get his input into disucussions of voting machine
security and computer science. The Voice of the Voters is lucky to be able to
bring you Dr. Rubin only days before Election Day.

His latest book, Brave New Ballot, tells the story of his role
in the voting rights movement. In the book he shows how easy it is to rig an election and describes the
vulnerability of computerized systems to tampering, not only by insiders like
poll workers but also by outsidersable to breach the system without detection.
Don't miss the chance to hear Dr. Rubin and even ask him a question about this
crucial topic.

Dr. Rubin's official bio:

AVIEL D. RUBIN, Ph.D., is a professor in the department of
Computer Science at the Whiting School of Engineering at the Johns Hopkins
University and technical director of the Johns Hopkins University Information
Security Institute. He is also a co-founder and President of Independent
Security Evaluators, a computer security consulting firm. Rubin is an election
judge in Baltimore County and the director of ACCURATE, A Center for Correct,
Usable, Reliable, Auditable, and Transparent Elections, funded by the National
Science Foundation.

Besides Brave New Ballot, Rubin has authored several other books, including Firewalls and Internet Security, second edition (with Bill
Cheswick and Steve Bellovin, Addison Wesley, 2003), White-Hat Security Arsenal
(Addison Wesley, 2001), and Web Security Sourcebook (with Dan Geer and Marcus
Ranum, John Wiley & Sons, 1997). His work has been covered by 60 Minutes, CNN,
and NPR, and by The New York Times, The Washington Post, Newsweek, and other

In January, 2004 Baltimore Magazine name Rubin a Baltimorean
of the Year for his work in safeguarding the integrity of our election process,
and he is also the recipient of the 2004 Electronic Frontiers Foundation Pioneer

Rubin has a B.S, ('89), M.S.E ('91), and Ph.D. ('94) from the
University of Michigan. He lives in Owings Mills, Maryland.

Upcoming shows:

11/8 Joan Krawitz, VoteTrustUSA (will discuss election
results and prblems encountered)
11/15 Dr. Steve Freeman, University of Pennsylvania "Was the 2004 Presidential Election Stolen?: Exit Polls, Election Fraud, and the
Official Count"
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