California: Paperless e-voting era ends?

This InsideBayArea article by Ian Hoffman includes:

Beginning on Jan. 1, every e-voting machine in California will be required to produce a paper trail in a move that many believe signals the beginning of the end for paperless e-voting.

But in 2002, criticism arose from an unlikely quarter: Computer scientists who had written software for NASA moonshots and Star Wars missile-defense systems said computers were too subject to programming error and too unsecure to rely on them solely as arbiters of political power.

It isn't computer error that is the issue, but corruption of computer processes brought on by human error or deliberate political corruption.