Amidst mounting concerns over their reliability and storage costs ... the idea of e-voting was finally scrapped.... The same fate now awaits the machines themselves.
Scrapped? Did the article say scrapped?
“All the components – aluminium, electrical circuitry, copper cabling and plastic, will be removed and dismantled, shredded and organised for recycling.
Plans to roll out the machines on a national basis... were abandoned...after a report from an independent commission raised issues about their reliability.
Buying machines that were unreliable. Wasn't that costly?
The company paid a mere €70,267 [$88, 535] for the machines – a steal when one considers the €55 million [$69 million] they have cost the State to date.
Not in the USA then?
Why not in the USA?