Re: Focus on Rights

From: Arthur Keller <voting_at_kellers_dot_org>
Date: Sun Nov 11 2007 - 14:33:29 CST

Machine failures are usually not binary: always vs. never. Failures
are often conditional. So unconditional trust in machines is not
warranted. There are countless stories about voting system error,
where the system works under certain conditions (in particular when
it was tested), but do not work under other conditions (the actual
operating condition when it failed).

Best regards,

At 7:22 PM +0100 11/11/07, compodinamic wrote:
>We accept that in the manual counting can be mistakes, because we assigning
>it to one or plus person.
>The machine can not be wrong, or it works or it doesn't work.
> We need to reassure the voters that the machine works even if there is a
>failure or if there is an attempt to alter the vote.
>In practice, the voter must feel that the vote that expressed " is its vote
>and not the vote of the machine."
>My search technology to achieve this result.
>Giuseppe Cascella

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