[E-voting] flash skills
Casey, Dermot (GE Consumer Finance)
Dermot.Casey at ge.com
Wed Mar 10 10:07:43 GMT 2004
>>From: e-voting-bounces at lists.stdlib.net
>>[mailto:e-voting-bounces at lists.stdlib.net]On Behalf Of Adrian Colley
>>On Tue, Mar 09, 2004 at 12:46:17PM +0000, Margaret McGaley wrote:
>>> Is there anyone on the list who could do up a flash
>>animation of someone going
>>> to vote and having to tell their vote to another person?
>>(If you've missed
>>> previous discussions of this metaphor, feel free to ask for
>>The metaphor is a little clearer (in my humble opinion) if you imagine
>>telling your vote to a voting official in a church confessional booth.
>>The official is of course sworn to secrecy, but you're
>>relying on him/her
>>to record your vote correctly and honestly. I think this is the sort
>>of thing that journalists would enjoy retelling.
The analogy to the confessional box might be counter productive. The link in peoples minds is to the seal of the confessional and complete confidentiality and trustworthyness ... albeit a view partially driven by Hollywood movies
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