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Ka Leody needs full transparency from Comelec amid alleged hacking

Labor leader Leody de Guzman called for full transparency from the Comelec in the wake of hacking allegations.

FILE PHOTO: Labor chief Leody de Guzman, chair of the Bukluran ng Manggagawang Pilipino. (Picture from his Fb account)

MANILA, Philippines — Labor chief Leody de Guzman, who’s operating for president within the Could 2022 elections, known as for full transparency from the Fee on Elections (Comelec) on Wednesday within the wake of hacking allegations.

“Nanawagan ako sa Comelec ng full transparency at ilabas sa publiko ang lahat ng detalye ng mga nakumpromisong inpormasyon at papaano ito nangyari kahit na ginagarantiyahan ito ng mismong Comelec at pribadong kumpanyang Professional V&V,” he mentioned in an announcement by Twitter.

(I name on the Comelec for full transparency and to launch to the general public all the small print of the compromised info and the way it occurred though it was assured by the Comelec itself and personal firm Professional V&V.)

He then urged the ballot physique to strengthen their safety system forward of the upcoming elections.

“Tandaan natin na hindi ito ang unang pagkakataon nangyari ito mula nung nagshift tayo sa automated elections,” he added.

(Allow us to do not forget that this isn’t the primary time this has occurred since we shifted to automated elections.)

This got here after a report from the Manila Bulletin claimed that the ballot physique’s programs have been hacked and compromised which led to information being stolen, together with usernames and PINS of vote-counting machines (VCM).

The Comelec, nevertheless, questioned this, with Comelec spokesman James Jimenez stating that this allegedly stolen info doesn’t exist but in Comelec’s programs.

Fee on Elections (Comelec) Commissioner Rowena Guanzon additionally denied the incident, tagging the report as “pretend information.”

Comelec then assured the general public of its “full and scrupulous compliance with the Information Privateness Act, in addition to its persevering with cooperation with the Nationwide Privateness Fee.”

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