Re: Fw: OVC

From: Arthur Keller <arthur_at_kellers_dot_org>
Date: Mon May 10 2004 - 20:32:35 CDT

At 5:02 PM -0700 5/10/04, Edward Cherlin wrote:
>I don't see why an external CD-R is less secure than an internal
>CD-R. They both plug in. Unless you mean to use cases that can't
>be opened by election officials under any circumstances. Anyway,
>I thought we were going to run checks on the drives, and I also
>thought that much of the point was to write checksummed and
>signed data to the CDs, so that fudging the hardware wouldn't
>help anyone break the system.

The tinker factor. I believe that the various computers should have
easy set up, and not require or invite tinkering during the day or
during close-out.

> > Also for various
>> reasons, we probably won't be using Simputers.
>
>But other countries will.

I'm concerned now with US elections only. To the extent that our
stuff is desirable or usable elsewhere that's just gravy.

Best regards,
Arthur

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