Here is a very interesting blog post that compares the electronic voting system in India to that of the US. It’s worth noting how simple and effective the Indian machines sound (read “cheap”) and how well their system is set up to avoid fraud. Compare that to the Diebold systems, where we are basically told “Oh don’t worry, just trust us” even as their CEO is promising a Republican victory. I think I’d rather have the Indian system. Actually, I’d rather keep the paper ballots.