One word that all posts above forget:
Posted Aug 9, 2007 13:57 UTC (Thu) by hummassa
In reply to: Securing our votes
Parent article: Securing our votes
VOTE SECRECY. There is a very good reason why your vote is secret.
1. I am your boss (and the boss of 10000 other people)
2. I say to you: "vote on Joe Corrupt for me, and then take a pic of the
thingy on the clearbox with your cell phone and bring it to me by monday,
or don't bother coming at all." (*)
3. Joe Corrupt wins the election by 10000 votes.
(*) just to be clear: I work in a governmental institution with 3000
employees and 300 interns and apprentices. The two buildings have,
combined, some 4000 cell phones. I believe at least 3000 of them have
I haven't seen a good (== fast && cheap && secure [IMHO]) alternative to
electronic voting yet. So, I'll refer you to my reccount of my experiences
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