[E-voting] Our friend Derek Mooney

Margaret McGaley Margaret.McGaley at redbrick.dcu.ie
Thu Mar 11 14:43:52 GMT 2004


On Thu, Mar 11, 2004 at 02:37:48PM +0000, Ciaran Mac Lochlainn wrote:
> Michael McMahon wrote:
> 
> >
> >He believes the proposed system is trustworthy.
> >
> 
> He may well be right, but the point is that it isn't _verifiably_ 
> trustworthy.  Without verification, the voter can't tell if it's 
> trustworthy or not.  Belief shouldn't come into it.
> 

I disagree with your definition of trustworthy. It may well work correctly,
but it is only worthy of trust if there is evidence that it works correctly.

Margaret

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