April 8, 2008

Linux Voting Machines Save US$ 8 Millions in Brazil

Author: JT Smith

New voting machines using Linux are going to save US$ 8 millions in licenses on Brazilian elections.
Acording .br News, a new voting machines using Linux are going to save US$ 8 millions in licenses on Brazilian elections. Although the software isn't open source, the use of Linux as operational systems will save US$ 8 Millions in licenses until 2018. A new biometrical identification system is also being implemented, and will start being applied in 2008 elections.

Link: brnews.info

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