Re: BusinessWeek published my letter to the editor

From: Alan Dechert <dechert_at_gmail_dot_com>
Date: Sun Jun 18 2006 - 11:36:52 CDT

Nice work, Arthur. The letter just above yours is a bit odd, but your
letter makes a lot of sense.

Alan D.

> http://www.businessweek.com/magazine/content/06_26/c3990030.htm#ZZZ8DMHVGOE
>
> The principle that votes are cast in secret and tallied in public is
> incompatible with voting systems being protected as trade secrets.
> Besides paper trails, or even better paper ballots, voting systems
> should be open to public inspection, including source codes and
> design specifications. Public scrutiny helps Linux to be secure. It
> is secrecy that invites errors or fraud.
>
> Arthur M. Keller
> Board Secretary and Founder
> Open Voting Consortium
> Palo Alto, Calif.
>
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> tel +1(650)424-0202, fax +1(650)424-0424
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