fedmsg for voting?

Ralf Corsepius rc040203 at freenet.de
Thu Sep 12 09:14:34 UTC 2013


On 09/12/2013 03:02 AM, Matthew Miller wrote:
> On Thu, Sep 12, 2013 at 02:10:05AM +0200, Björn Persson wrote:
>> Since this discussion is now about national elections, which must be
>> taken much more seriously than polls on release names: Can you propose
>> a mechanism that allows the voter to verify his vote at a later time,
>> but does not allow the voter to prove to someone else that he voted for
>> the candidate he was paid to vote for, and does not allow a dominant
>> father to verify that the family members voted like he ordered them to
>> vote? This is not a trivial problem to solve.
>
> Like this:
> http://www.iacr.org/cryptodb/data/paper.php?pubkey=1914
>
> But, yeah. Let's drift back to topic here.
>
> What if we made this like the "I voted" stickers -- you can get one by
> checking a box in the voting app? (Even if, by the way, you cast no actual
> votes?)

And not wearing such a badge makes you a "dissident" or "terrorist"?

Ralf




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