Re: [OVC-discuss] Daily Kos vote

From: Edward Cherlin <echerlin@gmail.com>
Date: Wed Oct 21 2009 - 12:07:35 CDT

Hi, Ron. How do you deal with ballot-box stuffing and other known
hazards of paper-only?

On Wed, Oct 21, 2009 at 09:50, Ronald Crane <voting@lastland.net> wrote:
> Edward Cherlin wrote:
>>
>> Hi, Bev. I'm not clear why we are still having this argument. Part of
>> the OVC design is public counting, as we demonstrated last year at
>> Linux World Expo. Haven't you seen the video?
>>
>
> And once again, the ballot-printer design is still vulnerable to delay- and
> denial-of-service attacks, presentation attacks, and selection attacks, all
> of which are far more difficult to wage against hand-filled paper. Ballot
> printers are also vulnerable to out-and-out misrecording attacks, since, as
> Selker has shown, "voter verification" is quite poor at detecting errors.
>
> -R
>
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