[LINK] Risks Digest on Electronic Voting
Fri, 13 Sep 2002 09:46:11 +1000
Too long to paste here, but worth a read;
[snip to conclusions]
>Sadly, many US communities seem to feel that it is necessary to rush
>ahead with voting equipment procurements, while reliable systems,
>appropriate testing, usability, security, and auditability procedures,
>and other safeguards, are years away.
>There should be an immediate moratorium throughout the United States
>(and world) on the procurement of electronic voting systems that do
>not provide voter-verifiable paper ballots.
The author, Dr Rebecca Mercuri, seems to be not a crank but a serious Comp.
Sci. researcher. A compendium of her e-voting work is at:
Her basic manifesto - also long - is here:
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