“There may be legitimate concerns [on automation] but some suspicions paint a scenario na hindi dapat paniwalaan ang automation [that automation should not to be trusted]. It is a closed issue whether or not to push through with automation. We at the Comelec believe it’s about time that we trust the automated system for elections to prevent dagdag-bawas [vote padding and shaving],” Commission on Elections (COMELEC) chairman Jose Melo stated.
i liked the way chairman Melo stood his ground @ the same time acknowledges the concerns/risks made by Computer Professionals Union (CPU) on the poll automation. but in all honestly, how could we prove which system is best for us if we didn’t try atleast once?
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