Re: Another Open Source Voting System - this one in Canada

From: Nathan L. Adams <adamsn79_at_bellsouth_dot_net>
Date: Mon Apr 19 2004 - 19:24:15 CDT

The part that I think we need to pay attention to:

"Paul DeGregorio, one of four members of the federal Election Assistance
Commission[1] formed in 2002 to assist states in avoiding fiascos, said the
role of open source software will be chief among issues being assessed by the
commission and federal legislative committees with the help of the National
Institute of Standards and Technology and other scientists.

"I think it'll be an important issue, no question," said DeGregorio, who
declined to offer a perspective on open versus closed code for elections
before hearing from experts and forming his opinion. "Whenever you look at
voting systems and security of voting systems, this is an issue that has to
be looked at in the process.""

[1] http://fecweb1.fec.gov/hava/eac.htm

I think we need to influence these people as much as possible.

Nathan

On Monday 19 April 2004 07:01 pm, Arthur Keller wrote:
> http://software.newsforge.com/software/04/04/01/1530219.shtml

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