[E-voting] Diminished public confidence in the Nedap / Powervote system - CEV said extremely difficult to overcome

Colm MacCarthaigh colm at stdlib.net
Fri Sep 1 14:07:06 IST 2006


On Fri, Sep 01, 2006 at 02:03:10PM +0100, Catherine Ansbro wrote:
> The commission had indemnity--but what about the Government?  Might 
> there not have been some fears or concerns in relation to legal 
> fall-out?  If so, the CEV would have known or felt this, but it is 
> likely to have been as a result of off-the-record communication.

It shouldn't be any of their concern. Besides, the commission could
substantiate all of it's findings regarding the problems with the
system, there would be seem to be very close to zero legal risk.
The only risk was political.

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



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