[E-voting] Re: Re: a new voting system

Colm MacCarthaigh colm at stdlib.net
Fri May 18 15:42:56 IST 2007


On Fri, May 18, 2007 at 03:24:49PM +0100, Timothy Murphy wrote:
> > This is fundamentally incompatible with the laws of physics. Electronic
> > components are simply too small and operate at too quick a time-scale
> > for any level of surity.
> 
> That's a bit sweeping, surely

Nope. 

> (as also is ClearSoftware's claim).
> I don't see what the size of electronic components has to do with it.

It has everything to do with it, it's basically the only reason why
trustworthy electronic voting is unimplementable, it is incapable of
human-level review.

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



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