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

Stan Nangle 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".

:-))


---------- Original Message -----------
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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