Linked by snydeq on Mon 27th Oct 2008 17:24 UTC
Legal The mounting irregularities of closed-source proprietary e-voting systems clearly show the need for a new approach to securing elections in the U.S. -- one centered on the use of open source technologies, writes Paul Venezia. 'It's time for us to make good on the promise of open elections and open our e-voting systems as well,' Venezia writes, outlining the technical blueprint for a cheap, secure, open source e-voting system. The call for open voting systems has grown louder as of late, with several projects, such as Pvote and the Open Voting Consortium, demonstrating how the voting booth could benefit from open source code. Such systems are already securing elections in Australia and Brazil.
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Bit_Rapist
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2005-11-13

Its a great idea, but its far too simple. It will never work.

mankind needs something complex, prone to tampering and unreliable for the device to be truly accepted. ;)

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