Re: Paper on Privacy in Electronic Voting for the Workshop on Privacy in the Electronic Society

From: Arthur Keller <arthur_at_kellers_dot_org>
Date: Wed Jun 16 2004 - 15:20:10 CDT

At 4:14 PM -0400 6/16/04, David Mertz wrote:
>On Jun 16, 2004, at 4:04 PM, David Jefferson wrote:
>>I enjoyed reading your privacy paper. But there is an element to
>>privacy/secrecy that you hardly touched, and I would very much
>>like to read a scholarly, historical discussion of it: the fact
>>that in most states vote privacy is MANDATORY in precinct
>I did touch briefly on the distinction between the right to
>*disclose* a vote, and the prohibition on being able to *prove* that
>same vote.
>While it would be interesting to write about this topic further, we
>are already over the length we should be (or that Arthur can
>actually READ during his alloted presentation, assuming it's
>accepted). So I think that historical discussion is for a different


I'd be happy to add the appropriate end note if you write it and tell
me where to put it. Thanks!

Best regards.

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