[E-voting] Source Code

Shane Hogan shane at askaboutmoney.com
Sat Mar 20 09:36:50 GMT 2004



> -----Original Message-----
> From: Mark Dennehy [mailto:Mark.Dennehy at cs.tcd.ie]
> 
> 2) Companies go out of business. Do we have a contract that
>     says that should Nedap go out of business in July that the
>     designs and source code are opened to the customers so that
>     the system can continue to be used for the cost of hiring
>     a company to maintain the system: or do we have to spend
>     another forty million euro to buy a new system?
> 

I recall a mention by the Dept of an escrow contract that gives the Dept
access to the source code should Nedap/Powervote go out of business. I don't
know if they provided any real detail of the agreement, but they did
indicate that escrow was in place.





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