[E-voting] YouGov survey
jason at jasonkitcat.com
Mon Apr 30 12:19:02 IST 2007
On 30 Apr 2007, at 12:07, Dr J Pelan wrote:
> I had hoped that the recent debacle about 'phone competitions would
> people more conscious of the fact that what you think is going on
> at the
> end of some link is not necessarily what actually is happening.
> Alas, the
> mental leap is clearly too much for the youth of today. I suspect
> the line
> of questioning was entirely naive and no prospect of risk was raised.
Of course no mention of risk was raised... <sigh> In my experience
people by default favour e-voting but after 5 minutes explaining why
e-voting is different to e-commerce they change their mind.
Again any social scientist knows that asking people what they will do
in the future is a meaningless exercise. Still it seems to work when
it comes to getting cheap PR for NTL :-(
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