Remember that controversial voting machine merger between Election Systems & Software Inc. and a Diebold unit? The one that the Justice Department partly unwound in March? The companies found a buyer for the assets Justice told them to get rid of.
Dominion Voting Systems, Inc. said on Wednesday it would acquire all of the intellectual property, software, and hardware for the systems ES&S acquired from Diebold in a $5 million transaction last September.
Dominion said it would also receive an “irrevocable, perpetual license” for the AutoMark voting terminals, which are used by voters with disabilities, and said it had negotiated the right to recruit current and former employees of the Diebold unit, Premier Election Solutions, Inc.
The agreement, the company said, also allowed current Premier customers to assign existing contracts to Dominion without a penalty.
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