[E-voting] Today's Irish Times

Casey, Dermot (GE Cons Fin) Dermot.Casey at ge.com
Thu Jul 13 10:34:52 IST 2006

I think he may still be uncomfortable about the whole thing as his research in Limerick is funded by the Government through Science Foundation Ireland.

Either way for 

>>International experts are to be drafted in by the Government to offer advice about the changes needed to improve the security of electronic vote counting software.

>>Experts drawn from the "IT industry worldwide" are to be asked to "supervise the possible software design changes" recommended by the commission, a Government spokeswoman said last night.


We're seeking to buy our way out of this mess. 

And its going to get ugly. 



>>-----Original Message-----
>>From: e-voting-bounces at lists.stdlib.net 
>>[mailto:e-voting-bounces at lists.stdlib.net] On Behalf Of Colm 
>>Sent: 13 July 2006 10:17
>>To: A.J.Delaney at brighton.ac.uk
>>Cc: e-voting at lists.stdlib.net; Keith Martin
>>Subject: Re: [E-voting] Today's Irish Times
>>On Thu, Jul 13, 2006 at 09:59:58AM +0100, 
>>A.J.Delaney at brighton.ac.uk wrote:
>>> For my money you can't find a more widely respected 
>>software engineer 
>>> than Prof. David Parnas, who I believe was on the CEV.
>>Prof. David Parnas made a submission to the CEV and also did 
>>some work for the commission very early on. He is not a 
>>member of the commission on electronic voting, I'm not 
>>certain if his work for the commission has been ongoing or 
>>not. Last time I met him, I got the impression that it wasn't.
>>Personally, I'm not convinced of the quality of his work in 
>>this field, and as a result of talking to him about E-voting 
>>(both in person and via
>>e-mail) can only conclude that he (at least at time) was 
>>woefully wrong on the issue, and wanted to frame it as purely 
>>a software reliability issue.
>>Something the Government also seem to want to do. 
>>Colm MacCárthaigh                        Public Key: 
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