Re: tabulation!

From: Chris Schaefer <evm_at_1reality_dot_org>
Date: Mon Dec 01 2003 - 19:42:06 CST

Hi Clay:
     I'm absolutely cognizant of the signing issues. However for the
demo I didn't want to cross that bridge yet. My goal would be that
ANY xml in the system would be signed by it's producer.

-C-

> > 3) all the 1500 ballots used to create this output
>> http://www.knowpeople.com/vote/ballots/
>
>Thanks for the link to the ballots, I happen to be thinking about a
>security issue today. If we will be electronically signing ballots, the
>ballot number will be an important part of the message that should be
>signed. Otherwise someone could take a ballot and its signature file
>and duplicate it any number of times. With the ballot number in the
>signed message, this tactic will be easy to detect.
>
>Based on the sample xml files on the server, it looks like this will not
>be an issue since each ballot has a unique number in the file.
>
>-Clay

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