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James Jimenez resigns as point person for election source code review

Oct 15, 2018 - 1:07 PM

Elections spokesman James Jimenez takes responsibility for a university launch of the project where the image of an actress in a bathing suit was flashed onscreen

Comelec opens 2019 election system to scrutiny

Sep 27, 2018 - 4:15 PM

The Commission on Elections says the local source code review 'seeks to build trust and confidence' in the automated election system for 2019

VOTE-COUNTING MACHINES. Commission on Elections Spokesperson James Jimenez demonstrates the security features of its vote-counting machines before members of the media and election watchdogs on January 25, 2016. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

Apple downplays iBoot source code leak

Feb 09, 2018 - 4:23 PM

Apple says the source code leaked is 3 years old, and 'by design, the security of our products doesn’t depend on the secrecy of our source code'

APPLE'S IBOOT LEAK. This file photo taken on January 30, 2015 shows an iphone next to the Apple logo in Lille. File photo by Philippe Huguen/AFP

Part of source code for iPhone's operating system posted online

Feb 08, 2018 - 11:03 PM

The iBoot code is said to be part of the iPhone operating system that ensures the proper startup of iOS when you turn on the iPhone

Comelec 'submits' to SC, vows polls on May 9

Mar 17, 2016 - 6:31 PM

The Comelec says it will issue voting receipts on May 9 but without security features such as ballot and precinct numbers

MOTION DENIED. The Supreme Court denies the appeal of the Commission on Elections, headed by Chairman Andres Bautista (in photo), against issuing voting receipts in the May 9 elections. Photo by Paterno Esmaquel II/Rappler.com

Comelec receives final build of election system software

Jan 26, 2016 - 2:50 PM

UPDATED Poll watchdog Namfrel questions whether international consultant is working on the same source code as local groups

EMS CODE IN BALLOT BOX. Comelec Commissioner Christian Robert Lim stands beside the ballot box, where the final trusted build of the EMS software for the 2016 polls is temporarily stored on Tuesday, January 26. On Wednesday morning, the software will be deposited to a BSP vault. Michael Bueza/Rappler

DLSU to host official scrutiny of voting machines

Sep 11, 2015 - 5:46 PM

The months long source code review begins on October 1 This ensures that voting machines cannot be easily rigged

Comelec sets scrutiny of voting machines 3 months before polls

Aug 20, 2015 - 8:35 PM

For 2016 the review of the source code of voting machines is scheduled around 3 months before the elections – a process done only 4 days before polls in 2013

'MASTER BLUEPRINT.' This CD contains the source code, or 'master blueprint,' or voting machines for the 2013 elections. Photo by Paterno Esmaquel II/Rappler

Telcos: We're not to blame for 2013 transmission woes

Dec 04, 2014 - 8:27 PM

A telco official says In our system we didn t get any alarm during elections Our system was perfect Could it be the fault of Smartmatic?

AUTOMATED POLL. The Senate Committee on Joint Congressional Oversight Committee on Automated Election System discussed unresolved issues in the past two automated polls. Photo from Senate PRIB

SC: Can’t bar poll execs from hearing protest cases

Jun 10, 2013 - 5:33 PM

The high court dismisses petitions claiming that Comelec acted on grand scale mass deception” during the May 13 elections

Rappler Newscast | May 9, 2013

May 09, 2013 - 8:50 PM

Comelec opens PCOS source code for local review BSP asks the SC to lift Comelec’s money ban Comelec spokesman James Jimenez: Vote buying increased because of the automated election system

Finally, Comelec bares PCOS source code

May 09, 2013 - 7:38 AM

2nd UPDATE Even the Comelec chief says it s his first time to see the PCOS master blueprint

Gordon to SC: Defer 2013 polls without code review

May 08, 2013 - 9:01 PM

The former senator who authored the election automation law says the source code review is imperative under the law

NO SOURCE CODE REVIEW? Gordon said then there should be no automated elections for 2013.Photo by John Javellana.

PCOS code review begins Thursday

May 08, 2013 - 8:13 PM

Comelec chair Sixto Brillantes Jr invites senatorial bet Richard Gordon who brought the source code case to the Supreme Court to the review

PCOS CODE. Comelec chair Sixto Brillantes Jr says it's 'too late' to open the PCOS source code for a local review. File photo by John Javellana

Brillantes to argue source code case before SC

May 07, 2013 - 7:52 PM

The chairman an election lawyer for decades before he joined the Comelec will answer Sen Richard Gordon s petition to open the 2013 source code for review

Comelec to open 2013 PCOS code for review

May 06, 2013 - 2:52 PM

UPDATED By doing so the Comelec seeks to end credibility issues over the PCOS

PCOS CODE. Comelec chair Sixto Brillantes Jr says it's 'too late' to open the PCOS source code for a local review. File photo by John Javellana

Why the Comelec FTS is not enough

May 06, 2013 - 1:44 PM

Accuracy anonymity audit scalability and speed are the 5 major characteristics of an effective automated election system

Rappler Newscast | May 3, 2013

May 03, 2013 - 9:45 PM

Gordon brings source code review to SC PSEI breaches the 7 200 level after the Philippines gets a credit upgrade PH remains 3rd in a global impunity index

Gordon brings source code issue to SC

May 03, 2013 - 6:17 PM

UNA senatorial bet Richard Gordon asks the Supreme Court to compel the Comelec to show local groups the source code that will dictate what the vote counting machines will do in 2013

PCOS CODE. UNA senatorial bet Richard Gordon asks the Supreme Court to compel the Comelec to allow a review of the PCOS source code by local political parties.

Coming soon: Review of 2010 PCOS source code

May 03, 2013 - 5:40 PM

The Comelec may soon show the PCOS source code used in the 2010 presidential election to dispel doubts about the credibility of the 2013 polls

PCOS CODE. Comelec chair Sixto Brillantes Jr says it's 'too late' to open the PCOS source code for a local review. File photo by John Javellana

FAQs: Why worry about PCOS code?

Apr 25, 2013 - 10:30 PM

Local groups can t review the PCOS source code Should voters worry about it?

PCOS CODE. Comelec chair Sixto Brillantes Jr says it's 'too late' to open the PCOS source code for a local review. File photo by John Javellana

Brillantes gives up on PCOS review

Apr 22, 2013 - 2:10 PM

Comelec will no longer push through with the PCOS source code review a key to transparency according to local groups

SCRUTINIZING PCOS. A deal allows Philippine groups to review the PCOS source code. File photo by Rappler/John Javellana

Finally, deal opens PCOS to scrutiny

Apr 01, 2013 - 2:02 PM

To ensure transparency Filipino groups may soon scrutinize PCOS machines after a crucial deal

'No malicious code' in PCOS - int'l experts

Feb 14, 2013 - 7:54 PM

But an election watchdog threatens the Comelec chairman with impeachment for downplaying their claims against PCOS machines

Comelec rules out manual elections

Feb 13, 2013 - 5:06 PM

Comelec chair Sixto Brillantes Jr downplays the lack of a source code review which is due February 13

Brillantes almost walks out of Congress hearing

Feb 06, 2013 - 3:15 PM

Comelec Chair Sixto Brillantes Jr threatens to walk out after an election watchdog raises an issue he has heard about 100 times