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Re: [ga] Registration process suggestion - Joes alternitive...
Joe and all,
I must say good points here Joe. And it seems to me you ideas here are
accurate and workable. Simple yet nearly fraud proof. Not bad. Wish
I had thought of this approach. Nicely done!
!Dr. Joe Baptista wrote:
> On Thu, 3 Feb 2000, William X. Walsh wrote:
> > The DNSO can setup their own, signing people's OpenPGP keys themselves with a
> > special signing key. PGP is available over the net, free, to anyone.
> This whole PGP business is nonsense - it's obvious you have no electoral
> experience. So sit back and learn.
> Once the vote is registered - properly and the registration deposited with
> Joop's trusted people the remaining process is only subjected to
> verification process. The best method is each voter name is published
> with the vote. I think this is best for assemblies - open voting
> processes. However if people insist on hiding their vote - or voting
> anonymously - that same can be achived and still maintain the integrety
> and validity of the vote.
> A list of aliases is generated and each alias assigned to a voter with a
> password. The voter receives the alias and password from one of Joops
> trusted people via email and then proceeds to vote at Joop's voting
> booth. The alias is then published with details of what each alias has
> voted for. The actual voters can then confirm their alias voted in the
> way they wished. This is the best electronic audit proceedure to gurantee
> the vote free of fraud. The voter is in fact their own auditor and the
> trusted people are there incapable of committing fraud.
> In a vote we must eleiminate all potential error - i.e. fraud while making
> it easy for the vote to be processed. PGP is only going to make most
> eligible voters shy away from the process.
> I hope we've learned something.
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