Re: Renewed anonymity concern in OVC design

From: David Mertz <voting-project_at_gnosis_dot_cx>
Date: Thu Jul 08 2004 - 12:50:53 CDT

> For that matter, someone can take a miniature camera into the voting
> booth.
> There is no end to this line of inquiry.

The camera does not prove that the ballot was actually cast, rather
than merely printed. A voter who wished to avoid complying with
vote-coercion/buying, but keep her kneecaps intact, can defeat the
attack. Specifically, photograph an uncast ballot, send it to
bad-guys, either spoil it with poll-worker or simply do not cast it.

In contrast, a voter has no similar recourse for the
ballot-ID-memorization attack.

There is an end to this line of inquiry... it just may not occur at the
same place as the beginning of the inquiry.
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