Re: What the voting experts think of barcodes

From: David Mertz <voting-project_at_gnosis_dot_cx>
Date: Wed Jun 02 2004 - 22:25:41 CDT

On Jun 2, 2004, at 10:10 PM, Alan Dechert wrote:
> Very few people have said they'd like to see no barcode. Notables
> that have objected to the barcode include Avi Rubin.

Yeah... Avi said so at the symposium too. I got the impression he
hadn't seen our sample ballot before, and he was one of those who had
doubts (not that he made a huge point of it, and I stated it was a
non-essential design feature). But Doug Kellner, supervisor of
elections for NYC, expressed about the same sentiment. I take Doug's
impression VERY seriously: he runs the biggest jurisdiction in the USA.
  And of course, I take our own Doug (Jones) serious too.
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