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

From: David Jefferson <d_jefferson_at_yahoo_dot_com>
Date: Wed Jun 16 2004 - 15:30:05 CDT

I am afraid I can't be much help writing it; I don't actually
know the history of the idea. I was hoping to learn it from
you!

Anyway, whether you can cover the history of that part of the
privacy idea or not, I enjoyed the paper.

Thanks,
David J.

--- Arthur Keller <arthur@kellers.org> wrote:
> 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
> >>voting.
> >
> >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
> >paper.
>
> Davids,
>
> I'd be happy to add the appropriate end note if you write it
> and tell
> me where to put it. Thanks!
>
> Best regards.
> Arthur
>
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