Re: securing electronic ballots

From: Alan Dechert <alan_at_openvotingconsortium_dot_org>
Date: Mon Nov 24 2003 - 11:00:12 CST

Amit,

> This is a dangerous point of view. Having paper ballot printouts doesn't
> address the issue of ballot-stuffing, among others. We should aim for a
> system that is MORE secure than the current system, not merely as secure.
>
Ballot-stuffing is addressed in a variety of ways. Don't forget, elections
involve a large set of procedures -- most of them non-electronic.

You have some reading to do to get up-to-date on what we're doing.

We're trying to focus on getting the demo prepared right now.

http://gnosis.python-hosting.com/voting-project/August.2003/0218.html

We welcome vigorous debate, and we are honored to receive input from such an
expert on cryptography like you. But we could also use some help with
immediate tasks.

Alan D.
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