John Oliver discusses how voting machines work, how they don’t, and how we can fix them.
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yes. we are all horny sparkly drug addicts
3:00 uh excuse you russians are also extremely good at figure skating
lol im just over here in australia where we use only paper ballots… we got no electronic shit in the electoral process
Stan standtan looks like dug dimadome, the owner of the dimsdail dimadome
The european union has 512 Million citizens. Every 5 years are elections where the votes are counted by people. Why this doesn't work in the US?
To fake a manual vote all you need is a ball point pen as well, the idea is you vote near a moderator, who will probably ask , why are you taking the machine apart.
what is hilariouse is that the uk messed with your elections with cambridge anilitca and face book. shame america will not admit the atlantic council was involved too
And also nobody garauntees you the machine's software is not rigged
As a teen born after 2000, Euphoria is accurate for a certain group of people. Not everyone. Especially not me, because I watch John Oliver instead of other, more popular shows, but it’s potato po-tat-oh. Been watching since the show started, absolutely love it. Thank you for the amazing laughs!
And I thought only in India they used this stupid system, now I feel a bit better. lol
Tooth fairy blowjob….lacks bite.
A lot of these voting machines in California are old and rigged, and help get people that you want to be in power into office, you propagandist talking head. But you don't have the balls to talk about that, do you? John Oliver- British soldier for the crown.
To quote Randall Munroe on antivirus-software on voting machines:
"Imagine you're at a parent-teacher conference, and the teacher reassures you that he always wears a condom while teaching."
11:54 Is that Lil Gideon???
He should do an episode about how your vote doesn't actually matter because the president is picked by the electoral college which is formed through caucusing not voting, ohhh and those representatives dont have to listen to your vote cause well… your dumb ass slaves. But hey I'm sure you will go ahead and keep fucken yourself over cause your to dumb to learn anything but where your facebook app is at.
Indian evms and overall process of handling evms is way more secure.
Why does this country go to such incredible lengths to make things harder, expensive and prone to failure? Paper… simple, reliable, unhackable by Russians… paper.
"Do you loose sleep waiting for Tooth Fairy BJ?" I love that. I'm gonna use it as soon as I have the opportunity.
Get any electronics out of the process. Voting should, for ever and ever, be done with paper.
Ill say this about Spicer on DWTS, he looks like he’s having more fun then working in the White House
☘️Ireland purchased voting machines early millennium. Spent nearly 10yrs debating validity + not using. Spent €54million (incl storage+software upgrades). Then recouped barely €78,000 in scrap recycling. Why?
Because Irish, like many Europeans, value their vote and democracy far more than errors and massive losses in public spending. They angrily accepted the €54million of lost public money and still refused to use the machines. Now Ireland, like many other European countries, continues to vote with pen and paper. And only debates the validity of pencil + paper, because pencil could be tampered with. 😂
Their "police" (who are not actual police) secure the voting boxes, humans count the votes, politicians watch the vote count like hawks – literally over the shoulder of civilian counters so ensure no human errors or partisan operators subvert the vote.
Well in india we have been using voting machines for over 20 years
Philippines, where defeated cries cheating, even in automated elections.
dre stands for digital rectal exam
Stan Stanarts picture looks like Sadam Hussein in South Park
You must have a look at the simple voting machines that we use in India and we now export to many countries. It is just a glorified calculator and not connected to any network at all, all the way through.
The so called best country in the world can't even count votes. Nkw they are even using apps.
Bernie Sanders must ensure there is a paper trail for the votes, because it is no secret the DNC have and will try and rig the elections against him.
I'd trust my Russian friend to hack the ATM, but not drive the getaway car.
I'm a teen and I can confirm that I'm a horny sparkly crackhead
I'm from Peru and we use paper, "electronic voting" here is just a machine that prints paper and then it's put in a box. No billions of dollars spent but no hacks either
Glad that the parties themselves cant manipulate voting machines. They would neeeeever do it. The Iowa democratic caucus approves this message.
13:00 That's not necessarily the Internet. I assume they're old school dialing (you know, with a phone) into a network that is not connected to the Internet. There is still room for bad actors, but it's much, much more secure than an actual Internet connection.
Edit: electronic voting machines should just use punch cards. Punch cards are the best solution for secure voting.
cough Iowa cough
First the impeachment now this. Jong Oliver predicted everything
Why are you advocating for "more secure machines" instead of handmarked paper ballots? The only secure voting mechanism is handmarked paper ballots. ALL MACHINES ARE HACKABLE. We have to use PAPER ONLY.
How 'bout just not having voting machines at all, and count votes by hand in the presence of party witnesses? How 'bout a non-partisan, arms-length federal agency oversee federal elections, instead of partisan state boards? How 'bout the World's Oldest Democracy™ just uses the same methods the rest of the free world uses? Democracy is hard enough. Why are you making it harder for yourselves?
The problem isn't foreign governments, it's the parties themselves suppressing the vote, demoralizing people, concocting media narratives that are false or misleading, and directly changing/reallocating votes from the parties themselves based on biases. Fyi, it's been nearly a week and the Iowa Results are still not 100% calculated (not even the 1st count).
Potato vodka is as unRussian as it gets.
In Stan's defense, someone probably described a VPN to him and this is just how he understands it.
"The politicians don't care! Washington believes, that the machines can't be that bad, because after all, it produced them"
Hrmmm, recommended on the day Iowa fucked up their caucuses?
big up to the Iowa voting app
If you are worried about Russia and not the ruling class parasites that really run things, then you deserve to have your vote counted by the parasites’ machine.
Correlation does not equal causation. 2nd time I've seen him say that. Also it's true. I use it.
talk to defcon about voting machine security lol. It's a absolute joke just go in there with a USB and go out a few minutes later and you just hacked a voting machine. I'm not actually going to tell you how to hack one because I really don't know never done it myself and besides I don't want people going around and hacking voting machines or at least with my help.
Americans: They create weapons that supposedly kill with surgical precision, but they can't even maintain machines that count votes.
10:18. Not my dad. His black