[E-voting] Submission locations

Colm MacCarthaigh colm at stdlib.net
Thu Mar 18 15:28:31 GMT 2004


On Thu, Mar 18, 2004 at 03:29:15PM +0000, David O'Callaghan wrote:
> On Thu, 2004-03-18 at 12:54, Colm MacCarthaigh wrote:
> > For the next two days, while I'm working on it, the submission draft
> > will live at:
> > 
> > 	http://www.stdlib.net/~colmmacc/CEV/
> > 
> > For the LaTeX users, I've added a Makefile, and if anyone wants to
> > read it more easily online I've started creating HTML copies at:
> > 
> > 	http://www.stdlib.net/~colmmacc/CEV/icte-cev/
> > 
> > But it's just the default output of Latex2html, nothing fancy. 
> 
> In "Risk to Secrecy from Design Error" (node19.html) it says:
> 
>         If should be kept in mind that in a voting system utilising
>         PRSTV it is not hard to construe ones vote such that it be
>         extremely likely to be unique and hence readily identifiable.
>         Thus it is entirely feasible for determined persons to be sure
>         which vote was cast first, third and so on merely by ensuring
>         they are the first, third person to vote and so on.
> 
> Is this correct use of "construe"?

 I wrote it, so probably not :)

>  The last phrase, as written, means
> "it's feasible to know which vote was cast third by being third to vote"
> This is true, but from the information above we could make the stronger
> statement that "it's feasible to know which vote was cast second by
> being first and third".

Good point, will do.

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Colm MacCárthaigh                        Public Key: colm+pgp at stdlib.net




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