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The "Seal" that Doesn't

From this photoessay, it appears that the seal Diebold places on its electronic voting machines doesn’t do a darn thing.  It is possible to remove the card from which the thing boots, and replace it with one of your choosing, leaving no trace — the seal itself remains unchanged.  Elapsed time, a bit over four minutes. 

I bet an experience copier repair tech could do it in less than a minute!