[IWE] Voting Machines. Again.

Jack Troughton iwe@warhead.org.uk
Mon, 15 Jan 2007 13:08:01 -0500 (EST)

> Good morning, everyone.
> Another Monday, another e-voting conundrum.
> You can't look at the source code:
> http://www.heraldtribune.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20061229/BREAKING/61
> 229007
> But it is possible that the machines in question cannot be shown to have
> been properly tested:
> http://www.libertypost.org/cgi-bin/readart.cgi?ArtNum=171610
> How does the one square with the other?
> Is there any reasonable defence for this kind of nonsense? Is there any
> rationale beyond convenience for giving away transparency in the electoral
> process?
> Further, what is the justification for allowing trade secrets into the
> fundament of American democracy?

You do know what the original meaning of "fundament" is, right? Does put
an interesting perspective on what you're saying...