[LINK] Internet Voting
Wed, 15 Nov 2000 15:02:55 +1000
Oh, Tony, I'm disappointed in you ... that's the easiest bit of all to fix.
Just outsource to an Australian company, and use XML to provide an audit
Thanks for that observation, though, it's interesting to note that in the
AEC document (http://www.aec.gov.au/about/action_plan.htm) there are MANY
paragraphs between the description of the outsourcing environment [section
2.6.1] and the discussion of electronic voting [section 6.5].
[do any linkers know how to log a non-outlook e-mail client into an MS
From: Tony Barry [mailto:me@Tony-Barry.emu.id.au]
Sent: Wednesday, 15 November 2000 13:46
To: Chirgwin, Richard
Subject: RE: [LINK] Internet Voting
At 12:53 PM +1000 15/11/2000, Chirgwin, Richard wrote:
>The two most fundamental points are not technical:
There needs to be a (3)
Voters need to trust the result and have feasible procedures to check
the result if a fiddle is suspected.
Most people currently would NOT trust a vote handled electronically
and would worry about people breaking into the system and altering
numbers. They, +gasp*, might even worry that the US firm that the
voting system was outsourced to might have an interest in the result.
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