Re: Alan Dechert Appointed Technology Advisor for OFA 2.0California

From: Jim Tobias <tobias_at_inclusive_dot_com>
Date: Mon Mar 09 2009 - 11:58:23 CDT

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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Alan Dechert [mailto:dechert@gmail.com]
> Sent: Monday, March 09, 2009 12:36 PM
> To: Open Voting Consortium discussion list
> Subject: [OVC-discuss] Alan Dechert Appointed Technology
> Advisor for OFA 2.0California
>
> In case you are not on our announcements list, here is
> something I just sent out. I was really Brent Turner's hard
> work with the Obama campaign that made this possible.
>
> I am pleased to announce that I have been appointed a
> technology advisor for California's Organizing for America
> (OFA 2.0) group. OFA was announced in January by President
> Obama, and is now coming online [1]. You can find Organizing
> for California on Facebook. Look us up and join!
>
> FYI, this was what I wrote for my first post to the group:
>
> Glad to see this get started. It seems to me that since
> President Obama is for transparency and open source, and
> since the California Secretary of State wants to see
> open source voting take hold in California, this ought
> to be something this group could promote. I hope so
> anyway. Despite all the talk, voting system software is
> all a bunch of trade secrets belonging to companies like
> Diebold, and the testing process is all a big secret.
> I'm thinking we ought to have government by, for, and of
> the people, instead of by, for, and of the corporations.
> We need FREE open source software (not proprietary
> disclosed code like some have suggested).
>
> --Alan D.
>
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