[E-voting] NIST recommend decertifying paperless voting machines
michael at hexmedia.com
Thu Dec 7 11:56:43 GMT 2006
Justin Mason wrote:
> NIST is the main standards body for the US government. This is a pretty
> serious smackdown, I think.
Yes. This is a very significant report. The idea of "software
independence" is useful,
and it's good that the concept is finally getting some traction at the
highest levels of government.
However, it's only a discussion draft, and was used as input to a
meeting held on Dec 4-5.
I hope that the recommendations weren't watered down at the meeting.
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