[E-voting] democracy commission - relevant sections

Colm MacCarthaigh colm at stdlib.net
Wed Oct 26 14:35:25 IST 2005


On Wed, Oct 26, 2005 at 02:10:32PM +0100, Catherine Ansbro wrote:
> Yet any action that encourages more people to engage in the electoral
> process is worth pursuing and the Commission believes that *despite
> the bad experience Ireland had with the first attempts at E-Voting it
> is a system well worth introducing* for the benefits it will bring.
> The Commission believes that *future e-voting initiatives need to have
> a voter verified audit trail (VVAT) to secure the trust of the
> electorate and they should also look to innovations that make voting
> more convenient by allowing, for example, voters to cast their ballots
> in public libraries, post offices, supermarkets etc.*

The Democracy Commission are seriously ignorant. Do we want to call
bullshit?

We can put out a press-release, but it might simply drive their PR, and
is there much point refuting the nonsense of a third-party?

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



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