Contrary to the idea of “open and transparent” elections, lawyers for the Georgian state have said that the “trade secrets” of the voting machines must be preserved.
Lawyers, who represent top Georgia state officials, have made this point when trying to fight against the authorization of public forensic inspections of voting machines used in several counties in Georgia.
“Defendants’ counsel also argued that allowing such forensic inspections would pose substantial security and trade secret / property risks to defendants,” Judge Timothy’s order read. Batten demanding that voting software and information not be destroyed, erased or altered in Cobb, Gwinnett and Cherokee counties.
GA court order by Raheem Kassam
Interestingly, The National Pulse highlighted the contract between Georgia Sec. of State Brad Raffensperger and Dominion Voting Systems mention the term “trade secrets” at least nine times.
“The bizarre nature of government lawyers defending ‘trade secrets’ of a private foreign company instead of trying to get the vote from the American public will raise further questions about the company’s involvement in voting systems Americans, ”joked The National Pulse.
Why shouldn’t voting software be open-source – including even the encryption system used – if a fair and transparent election is the goal, especially when it is not that difficult to legitimately count the votes?
The data presented by whistleblowers and Trump’s legal team is blowing courts and legislatures alike.
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