A top Comelec officials said that one has to break through several layers of security to get to the vault deep within the BSP’s office in Manila, where the code was delivered for safekeeping on Friday.
Interested parties have only have until Friday, Oct. 5, to send their written requests.
The poll body may choose between refurbishing the old Precint Count Optical Scanner (PCOS) machines, purchasing new Vote Counting Machines, and/or make use of the technologies presented in the fair.
Providers and developers have presented and given demonstrations of their AES technologies during the event, allowing the council to choose which system to recommend to the election body.
The Comelec has been given 24 hours to respond, after which a formal complaint will be filed against the poll body before the National Privacy Commission.