fedmsg for voting?

Ralf Corsepius rc040203 at freenet.de
Wed Sep 11 03:17:46 UTC 2013

On 09/11/2013 12:00 AM, Matthew Miller wrote:
> On Tue, Sep 10, 2013 at 04:53:59PM -0500, inode0 wrote:
>>> But anyway, if people feel really strongly about this, I think the opt out
>>> of badge tracking is an okay approach. (Even if it makes more checkboxes.)
>> I find it hard to agree that forcing people to opt out of things they
>> reasonably feel invade their privacy is a road Fedora wants to go
>> down. But if you all conclude my argument/expectation for privacy in
>> the case of my voting behavior is unreasonable then proceed.
> I think the benefit of encouraging more participation through voting is a
> reasonable tradeoff for this particular bit of information (voted in a
> particular election, possibly chosing no candidates). I do think we need to
> disclose it.
> Do you feel strongly enough about this that you would refrain from voting in
> Fedora elections? (Serious question.)
Yes. Votes must be entirely anonymous, as well as their must be no 
records nor metadata records allowing conclusions about whether an 
individual has participated in an election.


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