There's been a great deal of debate about electronic touch-screen voting machines with many people asking for a paper trail to allow for confirmation of voting fraud.
Technically the matter seems clear cut, so the vociferousness with which these companies are fighting paper ballots seems somewhat odd. And, as some bright spark on slashdot pointed out, when was the last time a company willingly gave up the chance to sell overpriced consumables to a captive market?
Well here's a possible reason (note that permalinks don't seem to be working on this blog so you'll have scroll to the item titled Alert: Diebold-Faircloth Connection!
And here's some background on these conspirators who seek to overthrow the American government and democracy.