[E-voting] flash skills

Casey, Dermot (GE Consumer Finance) Dermot.Casey at ge.com
Wed Mar 10 10:07:43 GMT 2004


>>-----Original Message-----
>>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 
>>more details).
>>
>>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.
>>
>> --Adrian.


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 

Regards

Dermot




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