Technology May 6, 2016 | 8:13 am

Vote-count system is hacker-proof: Electoral Board

Santo Domingo.- The information on the vote-count at eachpolling station will reach the Central Electoral Board (JCE) encrypted, a securityfeature which prevents hacking and even makes it impossible to decipher its content.

JCE information director Franklin Frias made the affirmationThursday, noting that the network has no Web access, making it more secure and preparedfor any eventuality. He said the JCE’s servers will not be used and insteadthose of the companies contracted which have them installed outside thecountry.

"You cannot hack that information, or vary it," Friassaid in a presentation for the Dominican Newspapers Society (SDD), who met yesterdaywith JCE president Roberto Rosario, with details on the staging of electionsand observe the function of the new equipment and voter registration.

Participating in the meetingwere Persio Maldonado (El Nuevo Diario), Rafael Molina Morillo (El Dia), Miguel Franjul (Listin Diario),Adriano Miguel Tejada (Diario Libre) and José Luis Corripio (Corripio media group),among others.

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