Analysts: Comelec violated the automation law

News Philippines May 24, 2019 at 7:47 pm
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Political analyst Dr. Temario Rivera describes the midterm elections as the worst in the history of automated elections. Photo by Ronalyn V. Olea / Bulatlat

By Ronalyn V. Olea

MANILA – In the fourth automated elections, the Commission on Elections (Comelec) was once again found violating the provisions of the Automated Elections System (AES) Law.
In an interview with Bulatlat, Dr. Temario Rivera of AES Watch pointed out that Comelec did not fulfill the requirements set by the law with the absence of a comprehensive source code review and digital signatures, the failure of final testing and sealing, and the absence of a contingency plan.

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