Electronic voting feasibility

Peter Hansen peter at engcorp.com
Fri Sep 10 15:11:12 CEST 2004


Peter Hansen wrote:

> Jaime Wyant wrote (top-posting):
>> I think the negativity is well founded.  http://www.blackboxvoting.org/
> 
> Doesn't sound like it was a security issue involving choice of
> programming language, operating system, or even technical design,
> however...
> 
> """This problem appears to demonstrate intent to manipulate elections,
> and was installed in the program under the watch of a programmer who is 
> a convicted embezzler."""

Sorry, I didn't read far enough.

Not only was the problem a matter of ethics, but clearly there were
significant technical flaws, to the point that if all the points
raised are factual, those who implemented and delivered the system
were unbelievably irresponsible...  they certainly were neither
ethical nor competent.

-Peter



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