Re: Respose to Joe Hall: Transparency and Access to Source Code in Electronic Voting

From: Arthur Keller <voting_at_kellers_dot_org>
Date: Sun Jul 30 2006 - 14:54:19 CDT

At 11:56 AM -0700 7/30/06, Joseph Lorenzo Hall wrote:
>On 7/30/06, Arthur Keller <> wrote:
> > Assuming the "disclose or replacement and cooperate" requirement, I
>> would be willing to have the disclosure after replacement be the
>> gradual process that starts at the commitment to replace and
>> cooperate, along the lines of what Doug said. However, the
>> disclosure option should result in immediate and full disclosure,
>> because there is no commitment to replace with disclosable software,
>> firmware, etc.
>This sounds reasonable... I'll think about it some more. It would be
>great to get a vendor to commit to this... I think it would give them
>an edge over others. I've been struggling with trying to find a way
>to convince a vendor or two that our scrutiny could only result in a
>better product. -Joe

Maybe such a commitment could be catalyzed by the Alameda County
process with Sequoia.

Best regards,

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