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OMFG!!! Haxx0rs Pwn C01n P0ll!!!

I mean, "Washington quarter voting hijacked by computer mischief":

An online poll asking Washingtonians to pick their favorite design for the state's quarter was suspended today, after the balloting was hijacked by robotic computer programs that pushed the tally past 1 million votes over the weekend...

State officials overseeing the balloting originally decided not to limit the number of votes coming from individual computers so that family members sharing a single machine could each cast a vote...

But that philosophy was being abandoned after the weekend's voting, which showed some computers casting repeated votes for a quarter design faster than humanly possible.

The orca design was winning in the altered voting before officials pulled the plug, and technical workers were attempting to purge the clearly invalid votes from the totals before restarting the poll.

At least the hackers had good taste! In any case, the poll is back up now, and as before, I hope people see fit to vote for the orca.

I mean, v073 f0r 7h3 0rc4.


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