[E-voting] [firstname.lastname@example.org: check this out...]
stan at voyager.ie
Wed Feb 28 20:54:52 GMT 2007
Memories of Martin Cullen assuring the Dail that he had been briefed by the
Department of Justice to the effect that the Irish Computer Society
were "anti-globalisation protesters".
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From: Michael McMahon <michael at hexmedia.com>
To: Catherine Ansbro <cansbro at eircom.net>
Cc: e-voting at lists.stdlib.net
Sent: Wed, 28 Feb 2007 19:41:39 +0000
Subject: Re: [E-voting] [rop at gonggri.jp: check this out...]
> 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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