On Sat, 25 Sep 2004, Colm MacCarthaigh wrote:
> Hmm, I'd have to disagree there. The specifics of the system
> proposed for use in Ireland are apalling but the objection is
> general in that it applies to *any* Evoting system which does not
> have a voter-verified audit trail.
So you have a quibble about one specific aspect of e-voting, as
implemented/proposed to be implemented in certain countries, and that
you'd prefer an implementation with certain controls, as implemented
> a Voter-Verified Audit-Trail. I would regard that as a general
> problem rather than a specific one.
Possibly I dont have as fine an appreciation of the terms general and
specific as you have. I would have thought that the term e-voting in
general would encompass both those systems that have, and those that
do not have audit-trails. Maybe I'm wrong.
I still dont think the term e-voting, in general, has any connotation
of trust or lack of, no more than the even less specific term
'voting' would have.
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