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What the Experts Said about E-voting

Coverage of the E-voting discussion at EmTech08.

  • September 25, 2008

Elizabeth Heichler of PC World analyzes the E-voting discussion:

EmTech 08: Audits, Open Source Needed With E-voting
U.S. jurisdictions using electronic voting systems this November would do well to implement routine post-election auditing and press for open-source software…read more

Lucas Mearian of Computer World provides his insight:

Prevent unwanted presidencies with paper ballots
While attending MIT’s Emerging Technologies Conference in Cambridge today, I quickly found out that this country is still plagued with many of the same electronic ballot problems…read more

Jon Brodkin of Network World

Open source could fix e-voting flaws, California secretary of state says
California Secretary of State Debra Bowen argued Thursday that open source software can help fix some of the flaws in electronic voting systems, which have proliferated throughout the country…read more

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