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Hacking Democracy (2006)

The film the voting machine corporations don't want you to see. HACKING DEMOCRACY follows investigator/grandmother, Bev Harris, and her citizen-activists as they set out to uncover how ... See full summary »
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Credited cast:
Bev Harris Bev Harris
Harri Hursti Harri Hursti
James Naughton ... Narrator
Mark Radke Mark Radke
Ion Sancho Ion Sancho
Andy Stephenson Andy Stephenson
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The film the voting machine corporations don't want you to see. HACKING DEMOCRACY follows investigator/grandmother, Bev Harris, and her citizen-activists as they set out to uncover how America counts its votes. Proving the votes can be stolen without a trace culminates in a duel between the Diebold corporation's voting machines and a computer hacker - with America's democracy at stake.

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Every vote counts. Those three words lie at the heart of democracy. But what if they are not completely true? See more »

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UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

2 November 2006 (USA) See more »

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Votergate See more »

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California, USA See more »

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$400,000 (estimated)
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A must see for every American
3 February 2007 | by mangioneartSee all my reviews

This movie is one of the most important movies of our times, and for generations to come. This movie exposes, and explains, what actually happened during the past two presidential elections. This movie should be required viewing for every civics class in every democratic country, especially the United States.

One of the most disarming parts of the movie is the woman who leads the charge in exposing what can only be described as criminal fraud in an election. She does not look at all like a typical protester, actor, filmmaker, muckraker or investigator. But after you see what she does to further the cause of truth and democracy, you will agree that she is a heroine in the truest sense of the word. She is my hero.


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