[E-voting] RE: Epic leak of commission report

Fergal Daly fergal at esatclear.ie
Mon Jul 3 10:33:46 IST 2006


On 03/07/06, Colm MacCarthaigh <colm at stdlib.net> wrote:
> On Sun, Jul 02, 2006 at 10:38:20PM +0100, Shane Hogan wrote:
> > I agree, and I'll be doing my best to make this happen in Labour, but let's
> > not leave it to us politicos. ICTE & ICTE members should really be hammering
> > home this issue too, and indeed it may get more respect coming from an
> > independent source.
>
> It's not our point to make in my opinion. It's a political matter. We
> long ago chose to stick to the technical issues and the truth of those
> matters. ICTE remains a single-issue body, and I don't see how that
> issue is served by trying to harm the government politically. If the
> Government choses to abandon the system, we should support that.
>
> Even now, I think it would be a huge mistake to tarnish this principle.

I don't think "I told you so" is a political point even when it's
accompanied by details of when we told you and how you ignored us and
went ahead anyway (if phrased correctly),

F



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