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Re: [Demexp-dev] Thoughts on voting machines

From: Brian Hurt
Subject: Re: [Demexp-dev] Thoughts on voting machines
Date: Sun, 19 Sep 2004 18:25:42 -0500 (CDT)

On 19 Sep 2004, skaller wrote:

> On Sun, 2004-09-19 at 19:00, David MENTRE wrote:
> > That's said, we have an interest in latter systems, which are not
> > strictly off topic of this list:
> > 
> >  - because at one point in the future, if demexp is ever successful, we
> >    will have to design physical voting devices;
> Not really. I think you're making an assumption that the primary
> use of electronic voting will be to replace paper techniques
> used for National Governments and their minions.

Yes, I was.

> Other entities also need to make decisions. Companies,
> SIGs, Open Source software projects -- and new groups
> will form, once mass ePolitic is as much a reality
> as mobile phones and eMail. I guess that's still down
> the track -- but frankly I couldn't care less if the
> dinosaurs adopt it or not.

Hmm.  Well, speaking as an American, a secure, open-source, election for 
"dinosaur" political elections would be really nice.

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