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December 9, 2010

Purple ink

devadutta @ 11:59 pm, GMT +0000 ( 1291939192 ) Play

Guest question from udupendra . Thanks saar!

Identify this person pictured here with an award that calls him a pioneer, and what is his claim to fame?

Sorry for the delay folks. Question will be kept open longer.

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Answer:
Quoting udupendra: Hari Krishna Prasad Vemuru, who discovered security flaws in the Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) used in Indian elections. He was awarded an EFF Pioneer award for his efforts.


25 Responses to “Purple ink”

  1. udupendra
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    Hari Krishna Prasad Vemuru, who discovered security flaws in the Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) used in Indian elections. He was awarded an EFF Pioneer award for his efforts.


  2. Raghuvansh
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    Hari Prasad Vemuru, the EVM fraud study guy.


  3. Ananth
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    Hari K Prasad Vemuru


  4. Ananth
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    His team exposed flaws in the electronic voting machines used in India.


  5. shrik
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    EVM whistleblower Hari Prasad.


  6. jowens
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    Hari Prasad, winner of the EFF Pioneer Award. Raised issues relating to security of Indian voting machines.


  7. Dibyo
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    Hari Krishna Prasad Vemuru and the EVM exposure


  8. apar
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    Hari Prasad winning the 2010 Pioneer Award from the EFF for his work on vulnerabilities in the electronic voting machines in India.


  9. SS

    Electronic voting research – to identify security flaws in India’s EVMs


  10. Pawankumar Hegde
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    Awesome question, I am glad to have met him in person last month – Hari Krishna Prasad Vemuru. Known for showing the vulnerabilities in EVM


  11. dineshk
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    Hari Krishna Prasad Vemuru – EVM researcher who won the EFF Pioneer award recently.


  12. aditthya

    hari prasad vemuru
    he pointed out the flaws in indias voting machines……thrown into jail….later got the award for the same work…..by USA


  13. Moju21

    This is Hari Vemuru. He found some flaws in india’s electronic voting machines.He received the pioneer award for that.


  14. Rogi
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    Hari Krishna Prasad Vemuru


  15. Rogi
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    His claim to fame is as a discoverer of problems with India’s EVMs.


  16. Manish Achuth
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    Hari Prasad Vemuru. He found out flaws in the Electronic Voting Machines used in India.


  17. vkamath

    Thats hari prasad vemuru
    He won an award frm the EFF.He is an electronic voting machine researcher and was recently thrown in jail for exposing flaws in evm’s


  18. Piyush

    Hari Prasad of Electronic Voting Machine Hacking fame.


  19. Logik
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    Killer clue.

    This is Hari K.Prasad, MD of NetIndia Group Of Companies. He demonstrated that the Indian EVMs could be easily hacked and questioned the integrity of the machines.
    He won the 2010 pioneer awards by the EFF.


  20. Hari Krishna Prasad Vemuru. He was jailed after he proved that the Electronic Voting Machines could be tampered with.


  21. Hari Krishna Prasad Vemuru
    flaw in the Electronic Voting Machine


  22. Hari Krishna Prasad Vemuru

    Hari Krishna Prasad Vemuru, who worked tirelessly and fearlessly to prove India’s electronic voting machines could be tampered with to tweak results, and thereby jailed, will be awared a prestigious US prize, a acknowledgment of his ‘critical insight and context to the tough questions that arise in our evolving digital world’


  23. *Electronic Frontier Foundation Pioneer Award


  24. Qbrain
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    “Hari Krishna Prasad Vemuru” selected as Pioneer of the Year award by prestigious Electronic Frontier Foundation,trying to convince election
    officials to complete a review of India’s EVMs, and who succseffully proved that EVM’s can be tampered to tweak results.


  25. Sumanth Patlolla
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    San Francisco-based Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) has chosen Indian electronic voting machine (EVM) researcher, Hari K Prasad Vemuru for the Pioneer Award 2010


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