[LINK] Electronic witnessing [was: High Court case Re: Register Online to Vote Should be LLegal]

Stephen Wilson swilson at lockstep.com.au
Fri Jul 30 10:19:06 AEST 2010

Kim Holburn wrote:
> On 2010/Jul/30, at 9:31 AM, Stephen Wilson wrote:
>> Digital signatures need not be any any more complex than credit  
>> cards or electronic bus tickets.
> True and they would not be any more secure than bus tickets either.   
> To be secure, digital signatures need a user's understanding of the  
> principles.  Not going to happen soon.
Kim, which principles do they need to understand?  I have some theories 
about the attempted over-education of public key cryptography that 
bedevilled PKI uptake, but maybe you're thinking of other factors, like 
legal principles?


Steve Wilson
Lockstep Group

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