Re: My proposal for Minimal E-Voting Standards

From: Roy M. Silvernail <roy-ovc_at_rant-central_dot_com>
Date: Sun Apr 24 2005 - 22:59:37 CDT

Ed Kennedy wrote:

>> My personal solution is free, biometric ID's complying with national
>> standards. If this is a National- ID system, so be it. We've already
>> all got social security numbers and privacy is a quaint 19th century
>> concept.

At the risk of veering off-topic, there are so many things wrong with
this statement that I really don't know where to begin. At least you
didn't parrot Scott McNealy's snide "Get over it!"

If OVC is to become the trojan horse bearing a national internal
passport, you can say goodbye to my support, including my regularly
scheduled contribution.

To spare the list a flamewar, I'll take this to my blog
( Interested parties are invited to
discuss this digression there.

Roy M. Silvernail is, and you're not
"It's just this little chromium switch, here." - TFT
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