[E-voting] [rop@gonggri.jp: check this out...]

Michael McMahon michael at hexmedia.com
Wed Feb 28 19:41:39 GMT 2007

It's quite astonishing. Has he lost the plot completely?

"After all, his activities are disrupting society and thereby comparable
 to acts of terrorism. Detention pending trial and a preliminary
 investigation hearing would have been completely justified here."

In some ways though, if you become so wedded to an untenable
position, then it's perhaps not surprising that it leads to such
extreme views.

- Michael.

Catherine Ansbro wrote:
> This is remarkable.  Looks like pure extortion/blackmail on the part 
> of Groenendaal.  It's hard to interpret their demands in any other way.
> It is amazing to think that such a company advised the Irish 
> government to adopt electronic voting, supposed with "expert" status.
> Did Groenendaal put any similar pressure on the Irish government or 
> civil service at any stage such as during the CEV reviews?  Anyone 
> know whether FOI requests have been filed for the relevant 
> correspondence?
> Catherine
> Colm MacCarthaigh wrote:
>> Well worth a read! Groenendaal is one of the people, on whose "expert"
>> testimony the committee on the environment, heritage and local
>> Government decided to endorse e-voting, but some of the activity here
>> would appear to be far less reputable than anything I've ever seen from
>> even anti-globalisation campaigners.
>> ----- Forwarded message from Rop Gonggrijp <rop at gonggri.jp> -----
>> From: Rop Gonggrijp <rop at gonggri.jp>
>> Date: Wed, 28 Feb 2007 19:40:46 +0100
>> To: Colm MacCarthaigh <colm at stdlib.net>
>> Subject: check this out...
>> http://www.wijvertrouwenstemcomputersniet.nl/English/Groenendaal
>> ----- End forwarded message -----
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