Hmm… voting irregularities?

March 3, 2010

731 votes from one IP in the AMS Elections. Apparently VFM, Senate, and the successful referendum were affected, but none of the Exec races are in question.

From the UBC Spectator liveblog of the AMS Council meeting: “Basically the security of the system was on the front end. When you log in you go through CWL, authorizing the vote. Makes sure you’re a real student and haven’t voted. At the voting page, the person cloned it, and there is no authentication after submission. So they cloned it multiple times and were able to vote multiple times. There is no back-end authorization.”

So basically, someone who is a heck of a lot better with computers than I am did some funky things, and voted a lot.


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